Simple things of nature

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.” ~ Eleanora Duse

See you 🐝 See me

I have missed my macro lens, it’s been some time since I used it on my photo walk. So this morning I left my zoom lens behind. This little guy grabbed my attention with his florescent green body. He was fast and he was tiny. But when he landed on this flower I took my…

Adult Black-crowned Night-Heron

I discovered this beauty near the end of my walk around the wetlands this morning. I have this week off work and have enjoyed daily photo walks as the mornings are starting to cool down. I recently posted what I believe is a young Night-Heron (see post here). He may have been attempting to nap,…

Black-crowned Night-Heron

As I made my way around a tree Saturday morning, low and behold I saw this fellow just hanging out on a limb. I took several photos and then whoosh! …he flew away. I believe he is a Black-crowned Night-Heron. He appeared to have a friend on the other side of the lake. I will…

Desert Tarantula πŸ•·

Yes, I came across this beautiful creature Saturday morning walking around the lake. I was not able to tell if she (I believe this to be a female) was down for a drink as she continued her travels along the edge of the lake. She also looked smaller so I think she may be a…