Sunshine’s Macro Monday #39

This insect appears to reflect the green from the plant in a most beautiful way! Initially I thought this was some kind of a bee. I snapped the photo quickly before he flew away.  However, after some investigating, I believe it is some sort of fly. Someone told me about this app called iNaturalist that…

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #33

My post for Sunshine’s Macro Monday: While visiting our Desert Museum last week, we ran across this plant called Sugar Sumac (Rhus ovata).  It is apparently from the cashew family.  According to Wikipedia the fruit can be used to make juice similar to lemonade. Native Americans used the fruit as a sweetener, and birds also…