Vanessa Atalanta butterfly

The Red Admiral or previously called the Red Admirable. From information found on Wikipedia this butterfly is known as an unusually calm butterfly, and will often allow very close observations before flying away. Unfortunately, I did not get very close, but was excited to discover a new-to-me butterfly on my walk this morning. As I…

The Bare Necessities of Life 🎶🎵

This morning I had the tune and words to a Disney song flittering through my head. It was “The Bare Necessities” from the movie “The Jungle Book”. The Jungle Book is one of my all time favorite movies (the animated version). I hadn’t thought about this before, but perhaps I love it so much because…

Reflections of a beautiful day

Having a few days off this week, we decided to head out to a park on the other side of town that we have not visited. Although it was small, it was beautiful, and worth the drive. A great way to start the week! Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees…

Sunset Walks

Summer transitions to fall The air cools Sunset walks Just me My camera The butterflies and moths Caught up in the moments The breeze blows my troubles away

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…