Dragon

Dragon

Yesterday, I left you with the green-eyed yucca friend. Today, I will share some of the other prairie friends. A diner discovered 100 million-year-old dinosaur footprints in a restaurant Is the Silence of the Great Plains to Blame for ‘Prairie Madness’?   Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more…

Open wide

Open wide

Our temperature dropped from 96 degrees to 76 degrees this afternoon. Whew wasn’t that nice! Study of Ancient Mass Extinction Reveals Dinosaurs Took Over Earth Amid Ice, Not Warmth Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

My two additional finds

My two additional finds

So on June 24th, my goal was not met in finding Pilostyles thurberi. However, I told you I had two other finds that were noteworthy (at least to me)! And now you can see why the day had some great finds! Update: So young Edgar is still sticking close to the well house. Furthermore he…

Life and death

Life and death

Life and death, you can not have one without the other. A longtime ago, a wildlife biologist told me that the worse thing that came out of television/movies was “Bambi”. It forever has shaped the way people thought about nature in unrealistic way. My hope is that people today will change that attitude. There are…

Swaying

Swaying

On this trip, we found so many treasures. So in this post and probably several more posts, I will share some of the many other treasures we found while in Fannin County. How the Rage for Sage Threatens Native American Traditions and Recipes Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the…

Same place

Same place

A few days later, Gracie and I decided to head back to the piney woods again on the grasslands with a few other two legged nature enthusiasts. Warming Temperatures Are Turning Antarctica Green For Female Yellowthroats, Beauty Isn’t Just Skin Deep Mosquitos learn to avoid pesticides after just one non-lethal dose Keep looking! The more…

What do you see?

What do you see?

Can humans ever stop seeing familiar forms in totally unrelated objects (known as pareidolia)? I don’t think so, it is too fun. I wonder if other creatures do the same as we do? Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Warm yesterday, cold today

Warm yesterday, cold today

Yesterday, I told you that I made it outside. Of course, this meant Jeanne and I were out and about. Naturally, there were treasures to be seen. A New Generation of Satellites Is Helping Authorities Track Methane Emissions Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more…

Oothecae!

Oothecae!

What a different a day makes on the weather! Two degrees warmer this morning at our house, 17 instead of 15. But the big factor today is the lack of wind verses yesterday. Indeed, that makes for a very nice day to be outside and a high temperature of 56 degrees! An incredible feather mimic…

Nice list

Nice list

Bonaparte Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Ross’s Goose, Snow Goose, American Pipit, Killdeer, Turkey vulture, Red-shouldered Hawks, Green-winged Teals, Gadwalls, Northern Pintails, Redhead, Northern Shovelers, Cormorants, Bald Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, Carolina Wren – heard only, Great Blue Herons, Northern Harrier, Wilson’s Snipe, American Crow, and either a Song Sparrow or Cardinal. This was the list for today’s…

Running water

Running water

The water at the grotto was running yesterday. There is something about running water that is so soothing! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.