Tarantula hawk wasp

This morning I ran across a flowering bush with several of these beautiful creatures enjoying the blooms. Apparently their sting can be extremely painful for a short period of time, but it is not dangerous to humans (very dangerous to the other creatures they prey on, such as tarantulas!) However, they are not easily provoked…

Seeing Double

  I’d kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs. ~Cameron Diaz 🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸   One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others. ~Lao Tzu Posted for Sunshine’s Reflections      

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #32 πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹

My post for Sunshine’s Macro Monday πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹πŸ¦‹ “I meant to do my work today But a brown bird sang in the apple tree And a butterfly flitted across the field And all the leaves were calling me.” ~ Richard Le Gallienne

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #81: Find Something Red

When I started looking through my photos for this Lens-Artist’s Challenge I was surprised how many photos I found with the color red.Β  It was almost as though I hadn’t see it before.Β  Isn’t it surprising how much we do not see, until we look for it? The top photo, as well as the first…