Category Archives: Nature

Another Pondhawk


Late June is when I start to see dragonflies in the yard.  The only one I seem to be able to photograph is the common Pondhawk.  Not that I’m complaining…

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The Monarchs are Coming!


It’s spring so it must be time for a new camera and time for the Butterfly Weed to bloom. The new camera is the Fujifilm X-Pro1, a much improved version of the X100 that I’ve been using for a little … Continue reading

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One Fish, Two Fish (St. John)


There were a lot of things to like about my recent St. John vacation, but I particularly enjoyed the snorkeling, made more fun by my recent purchase of a ‘tough’ digital point-and-shoot and its underwater mode.  I’m really not much … Continue reading

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Nice Crop of Moss


    Cleaning this moss off the garden shed might be a spring chore.  I say might be, because I kinda like it. The yard here is so heavily shaded that I have more moss than grass at this time … Continue reading

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Bark and Ivy


During a survey of the neighborhood to see what was springing up, I noticed this ivy.  It’s different to my eye from the usual English ivy.  Leaves are darker and a somewhat different shape.

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Winter Skylight


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Indian Summer


What a glorious day!  Not technically an Indian summer, since that’s supposed to be a warm spell that follows the first frost of autumn. But I’m not going to quibble since it’s warm and wonderful.  The oak leaves are showing … Continue reading

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