Category Archives: Flying Bugs

Lady Bug, Lady Bug, You Run So Fast

Lady Bug, Lady Bug, Where are your spots? This lady bug was fast!  I focused on her at the fork in the branch and look where she was by the next instant when I snapped the shutter. But where are … Continue reading

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What Big Brown Eyes You Have

I haven’t posted much this summer because it’s been so hot I haven’t prowled around the yard much. And when I have I’ve come up empty. All the critters must be hanging out someplace cooler. I do, however, see dragonflies … Continue reading

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Ladybug, Ladybug

When I bought my house in the very hot, very dry summer of 1998, Dillon and I went to Ellison Feed and Seed and bought some ladybugs. Dillon was eight at the time so it was a fun activity for … Continue reading

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The Other Dragonfly

Here’s the other dragonfly that wouldn’t pose for me a few days ago. Today he (or she?) let me get so close he flew into my camera when he left his perch. I’ve done some googling, but I haven’t figured … Continue reading

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My Neighborhood Widow Skimmer

This is one of a handful of dragonflies that perch outside my kitchen window each morning. I had no idea there were so many kinds of dragonflies because I had to check out several websites before I found this particular … Continue reading

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A Blue-Fronted Dancer Damselfly

I was shooting some pictures outside this afternoon and a turquoise-jade colored flying insect came to checkout the white fabric I was using as a background. I expected her to disappear with every move I made, but she kept returning … Continue reading

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Luna Moth

During the early evening hours of August 2008, I spied this male luna moth, Actias Luna, on a small high branch of my Redbud tree that was pressed up under the eaves of my garage . I’d never seen one … Continue reading

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