Family

Family

In the dictionary, it says a family is a basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not. Of course, as you look down the list, there are variations on the meaning from plants to animals to crime syndicates groups. So hopefully on this holiday weekend…

Yum for the spider

Yum for the spider

Can I find anything at home of interest? Of course I can! Here are today’s finds! Snakes Diversified Explosively After the Dinosaurs Were Wiped Out 66 Million Years Ago The Moon’s Top Layer Has Enough Oxygen To Sustain 8 Billion People for 100,000 Years Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and…

Up top again

Up top again

We had been out about an hour and half at this point. Not wanting to push it for Gracie, we started back towards the car. So back up top to the prairie we went. Paleontologists Find Ancient Tardigrade in Dominican Amber Prairies of the Sea New Zealand’s Bird of the Year Is… a Bat Keep…

Down a different creek bed

Down a different creek bed

As we were driving back to the pavilion at the foundation, Melissa said she had never been down this way before. So of course, Jeanne and I said “we are game!” It was another limestone creek bed that drains to Leo Lake. Spiders are much smarter than you think The Early Bird Gets…the Truffle? Birds…

More near the pond

More near the pond

On these outings, I do not think I can run out of interesting things to see. In this post, we were still near the pond. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

False Buckwheat

False Buckwheat

False Buckwheat was a new plant for me and the grasslands! It could easily be overlooked and Jeanne spotted it. The vine was small but fairly long. Plus the American Beauty was getting it bright berries. So much fun! Birds Flocked to Pandemic-Silenced Cities Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and…

Wrapping it up

Wrapping it up

Well, it has been a year since I first made a post on August 30, 2020. Thanks to Alan for suggesting a blog. It has been very fun and I have learned a lot. Furthermore, I really appreciate all the comments y’all have made. Finally, thanks again for coming along with me this past pandemic…

The small stuff…

The small stuff…

Still on the shady lane, we walked further. Women’s Equality Day: Celebrating NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson’s Legacy Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Spiders, Insects, and Plants Oh MY!

Spiders, Insects, and Plants Oh MY!

In yesterday’s post, I concentrated on the False Foxglove. Besides looking closely at the flower, we also observed other neat stuff at this site. We found these additional things near the False Foxglove. The Complex Engineering of Underground Ant Cities Using the “Smell of Fear” To Protect Gardens and Crops From Destructive Insects Keep looking!…

Webs

Webs

I continue to weave the story of the Monday outing, we are still traveling along the creek. Rattlesnake Rattles Use Acoustic Trick To Fool Human Ears Babbling Baby Bats Sound Strikingly Similar to Human Infants Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.