Turkey Vulture

Yesterday on my walk I saw this turkey vulture perched in his tree. It was just after sunrise and he was still in the shade. When I circled back around the small lake he was still there warming in the bright sun. This was the first time I’ve seen one close enough to photograph. After…

Love ’em or hate ’em, we need ’em!

With all the rain and all the plant growth, bugs have multiplied by the gazillions! They are everywhere, and we’ve got the bug bites to prove it! But, we need our bugs. They are amazing and fascinating creatures. And although they can be creepy, for the most part they seem to leave us alone. Purdue…

Ragged Wings

I am amazed how life can beat a creature up, and yet, he carries on. Ragged but not defeated. 🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡 There is such a love, a love that creates value in what is loved. There is a love that turns rag dolls into priceless treasures. There is a love that fastens itself onto ragged little…

Desert life

Besides the green that is everywhere (most noticeable to those of us who know this isn’t normal), our desert is filled with butterflies! Oh, and they are beautiful! Add to that the thousands of caterpillars clamoring to sticks, twigs, and cactus thorns! This morning on my desert hike I felt serenity in a rare desert…

So Tiny

Sometimes you just need to stop and lookTiny amazing things are all around us