Consider the Grasshopper

I discovered this guy in the flower bush when photographing the bees. I am amazed that he stayed still, watching me as I snapped photos.  Even as I moved around, he watched patiently.  I wonder, can he sense that I am harmless, and will soon move on?  I hope so.  I think the purple flowers…

Well, Hello There!

What a surprise to find this little fellow when I zoomed in on this photo!He appears to be right in the light to pop out against this cactus flower. The flower petals were not even open yet, so early in the morning. I was not sure what he was. I posted this photo on Facebook…

The Silhouette’s Revelation

As darkness is being washed away by the dawn, what stories immerge in these photos? My imagination starts to wonder.  There appears to be a confrontation going on.  Is it friendly? Are they fighting? The other bird looks away.   Perhaps they are doing some sort of mating dance? And what does the other bird…