Sea Turtle, Inc. – South Padre Island, TX

I love sea turtles! It started on a visit to Hawaii when I met one of these beautiful creatures face to face while snorkeling. It was love at first sight! So of course, I had to visit Sea Turtle, Inc. on our recent visit to South Padre Island. I didn’t know what to expect, but…

Spotless Lady Beetle

The little red ladybug who has no spots! Ladybugs are also known as ladybirds in Great Britain and other parts of the English-speaking world. Entomologists prefer the names ladybird beetles or lady beetles as these insects are not classified as true bugs. (Wikipedia) 🐞🐞🐞🐞🐞🐞🐞🐞🐞🐞

Abert’s Towhee

His name commemorates the American ornithologist James William Abert (1820-1897). And what is an ornithologist, I asked myself? Wikipedia says: Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the “methodological study and consequent knowledge of birds with all that relates to them.” Wikipedia also says that Mr. Abert was an American Soldier. God bless him!…

Photo Fun!

What do you see? Check out Leya’s post here to learn how to create these cool photo orbs! One more… What did you guess? The top one is a White-lined Sphinx moth at a flower. The bottom one is a Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly at a flower. πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹

My name is Marwa

Originally posted on Reframing Life:
My name is Marwa and I am a resident of Gaza Camp. The inhabitants of Gaza Camp aren’t legally recognized by any country, we are more like visible ghosts. We don’t have a Palestinian passport, we only have a 2-year temporary Jordanian passports especially for people from Gaza. So in…