Narrow-striped Forceptail

Yesterday I saw this beautiful dragonfly on my walk at our local wetlands, a city run water reclamation park. I’ve identified about sixteen so far and discovered this is a new-to-me dragonfly discovery. I was glad the sun came out to shine on this beautiful guy! The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something…

Smoke rises

This morning I decided to head out to our wetlands area. On Wednesday they did a controlled burn, generally an annual event in the spring. Last year they did not do the burn due to extreme drought. Instead they dug out areas of the reeds and grasses. It was quite messy, and I’m not sure…

We need a “❤” button

Don’t you think this sweet little bunny with the torn ear needs some love? “No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” ~ Maya Angelou

CFFC: Raccoon in nature

I ran across this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Nature Animals and decided this was the perfect time to post my sweet Wetlands Raccoon! I was watching the birds a couple of weeks ago when SURPRISE! out comes this cutie from the reeds to wash his food! Oh my, I don’t know if I’ve seen…