What do you see?

What do you see?

Snails really do have the right idea…slow! Can you tell this is a theme with us. A little Christmas… How fast does Santa fly? Meet the Marvelous Christmas Tree Worm Keep looking! And have a wonderful safe holiday! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Awesomely big

Awesomely big

Still down in the creek, we crept along at our normal pace…slow! And you can not convince me of any other way to go LOL. Women in Science Textbooks As Wetland Habitats Disappear, Dragonflies and Damselflies Are Threatened With Extinction Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see,…

Bubbles

Bubbles

We were finally starting to move on from the original spot. Of course, slow because wonders of nature never cease, eh! Exquisitely Preserved Dinosaur Embryo Found Inside Fossilized Oviraptorosaur Egg Five Things You Didn’t Know About Mistletoe Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you…

Fossombronia Liverwort

Fossombronia Liverwort

As promised more details on the liverwort found in the last outing. Jeanne has narrowed it to the Fossombroniaceae family. After carefully examining it could be Fossombronia longiseta. However, this is not a certain ID. Not all the characteristics match what we saw in the keys so we will stick with a Fossombronia species. In…

Silent bell

Silent bell

Yesterday, I left you wedged against my foot. And still we had not moved far from where we had first clambered down into the ravine/creek. So much to observe! Neanderthals Changed Ecosystems 125,000 Years Ago – Were Not “Primal Hippies” Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see,…

One hour, one area

One hour, one area

So I said yesterday, we spent an hour in just a relatively small area of the creek. Here is more from that hour or so. Engineers Have Created a Gecko-Inspired Hand That Can Hold an Egg Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Like a moth

Like a moth

Surely you all have heard the saying “just like a moth is drawn to a flame”? Well, in my case, that is how I feel about being drawn to the grasslands. If you remember the last post/outing I shared, we had reached the creek. Of course, looking down the creek I was drawn to explore…

Jump!

Jump!

Yesterday, I stopped the post as we reached the creek. Here is the last of the photos from this outing. The Quirky History of the Osage Orange, Texas’s Ugliest Fruit Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

A tail

A tail

After we had come back up to the cars, we headed further down the road. Michael had not been to this next part before. I was sure he would enjoy it. Ok, any place on the grasslands is enjoyable LOL. Newfound millipede breaks world record for the most legs Keep looking! The more you know,…

Snuggled

Snuggled

Next after the barrens, we headed down along the side of the ravine. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

More on the mystery

More on the mystery

Two days ago, I posted about the black-gray stuff we had found among the mosses. Well, I had an epiphany overnight. So that called for more investigation. ‘Fantastic’ warty frog found in Madagascan rainforest June Lindsey, another forgotten woman in the story of DNA Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and…