Conked

Conked

It was a beautiful day on the LBJ grasslands. Although a cool start to the day, Jeanne and I still enjoyed the outing as always. Many neat treasures were found. So I did not get the photos sorted out from the adventure today. And since this blogger is conked out, you will have to wait…

A Moth

A Moth

While walking in our woods this morning, I noticed that the fungi was fruiting! The damp weather certainly has helped, eh! Thanks Suzanne and Kathy for sharing your photos! Researcher discovers a rare fossil clam thought to be dead some 40,000 years ago Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the…

Wonderful Rain

Wonderful Rain

Wasn’t the rain just fabulous yesterday! I hope everyone got some. Of course, Gracie and I did not let the rain keep us from our walks. Here’s what we found! The coyote did not see me at first, but then the after-burners kicked on when he did! As always, it was a splendid rainy day…

Seven

Seven

The First Wednesday group numbered seven nature lovers which included me. Of course, why else would they have been there. LOL We looked at the plants, but I didn’t take any photos of them today. However I did take photos of the critters! Lowly wax worm’s saliva may boost fight against plastic pollution Older forests…

Change in the air

Change in the air

OMG, it was 46.5 degrees for our low this morning! And yes, we did wear our coats. This morning while sitting at our window, the birds came in for a refreshing bath. Among our guests were mockingbirds, a robin, four to five Ruby-crowned Kinglets (FOS), and a flock of half dozen bluebirds. See the striking…

Four F’s

Four F’s

What made you smile today? For me it was friends, family, fauna, and flora. Hmmm, that’s the four F’s. We all need them right. Here are a few of the F’s that made me smile today. Certainly a day to smile with the four F’s for me. Hope your day made you smile too! Bee…

Last section of the DA Tour

Last section of the DA Tour

So this post will conclude Friday’s DA Tour. And it was a fine day with my fellow adventurer! Thank you! A wonderful day to be in the field for a DA tour! Rare plants attract rare bees and birds in urban gardens Researchers reveal how an insect-eating plant uses rain energy to power its trap…

Not even a slight breeze

Not even a slight breeze

Somehow I forgot to hit the publish button for this post on June 1st. Not one to waste electrons, here it is late. Ten people braved the morning heat for the First Wednesday outing. As much as I had hoped for a breeze, nada. I even got sprinkled on but only maybe three drops that…

A Mystery and a Smile

A Mystery and a Smile

Kathy was the one to get the star yesterday for catching my title mistake. The email notification had the mistake. However, I caught it as soon as I hit the publish button. In the same way, like slamming your hand in the door. You see it coming but the signal to the brain can’t stop…

Forty-seven

Forty-seven

Indeed it is feeling more like summer everyday! At least the wind keeps it pleasant enough. The creative way to pay for wildlife recovery Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Rewarded

Rewarded

On our last full day in Fannin County, we were rewarded once again with many splendid treasures. The mission was to just do some exploring, so mostly we drove. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.