Things we saw on our After Christmas Nature Walk at the preserve

Beautiful sunshine and water reflections: Bees buzzing around a few remaining flowers: A Vermillion Flycatcher: A beautiful coyote as he sauntered off in the distance: A variety of floating ducks swimming to-and-fro around the pond: With beautiful fall color reflections: Multiple dragonfly sightings! Another bird: Beautiful fall and winter colors: Duck wings flapping: And in…


Purple is my favorite color. It makes me think of spring and summer. A purple dress, eating grapes, lilacs – I love purple. ~Angela Yee Wikipedia says: Woodpeckers eat Carpenter Bees! Who knew?

May spring revive our souls

The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. ~ Harriet Ann Jacobs Let’s hold on to this hope πŸ™ 🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝🐝

Green eyed bee?

That’s what I see! Kind of cool, don’t you think? πŸ’šπŸ Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. ~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Have you ever seen a Bee Fly?

This little cutie is classified a Lordotus, a genus of bee flies. Have you ever heard of such a thing? Well now you have 😊 I discovered him through my camera lens on my morning exploration. He is so soft and fuzzy looking, I just fell in love with him. πŸ’›πŸπŸ’› Any glimpse into the…