She’s a little worried about the calf that wasn’t hers. All of this little family were protecting the calf.

My cousin Shelby has several cows. The Watusi is the star of the group, and she knows it.

Wild Berries 2


These tiny white flowers will soon be delicious wild raspberries.

White Melon or Squash Flower


Another white flower, this time a simple melon or squash blossom just before dawn.

Spiders Series #5


Here’s another breed of spider just moseying along on her web. If you know what kind of spider this is, please let me know in the comments.

Spiders Series #4


Birds do it. Bees do it. Even skinny brown spiders do it. (Sorry, Cole!) Here’s a male and a female spider doing the dance of love. I hung around and watch these guys for a while, but I’m not sure you would like to see more.

Parry's Penstemon


Another flower to plant if you want to attract hummingbirds is the Penstemon. This is Parry’s Penstemon. I’ve been spelling Parry wrong all these years!

Crysanthemum fireworks leave a red reflection on the Ohio River. From my 2009 trip across the country.

Palm Tree Silhouette


Dramatic storm clouds move in from the west on an autumn evening in Phoenix.


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