Lens Artists Photo Challenge # 103 ~Surprise

Yesterday morning on my early walk, I ran across some beautiful flower bushes, dried and flowerless after the spring flowers had faded away. I remembered taking photos of those huge bushes when the flowers were blooming, full of green bushy foliage. I looked back into my March photos and found them, it doesn’t appear I…

Tarantula hawk wasp

This morning I ran across a flowering bush with several of these beautiful creatures enjoying the blooms. Apparently their sting can be extremely painful for a short period of time, but it is not dangerous to humans (very dangerous to the other creatures they prey on, such as tarantulas!) However, they are not easily provoked…

Sunshine’s Sparkle

Today Spread your wings Let the sun shine through you and bring out your colors Bring your HAPPY and ✨✨✨ Sparkle! Sparkle: to give off or reflect bright moving points of light, to perform brilliantly (Merriam-Webster) Posted for Sunshine’s Macro Monday

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Friday night we decided to go out on the town.  That included dinner from Taco Bell drive though and heading around the corner to the neighborhood park.  Sitting in our car, window down, we enjoyed dinner and watched the activity around us.  Actually, it was quite peaceful. After our delicious outdoor dinner for two, we…

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #37

This weekend I discovered the variety of flies!  As a follow up to my last post, we have all kinds of small flying creatures taking advantage of the sap on our prickly pear cactus.  And I must say, taking close ups on a cactus must be handled very carefully.  Fortunately I only had to pull…