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  • 279/366: This is My [Spider] Butt.

    ...There are many butts like it, but this one is mine. :D A few years ago I found a jumping spider on our front porch, and had a lot of fun taking pictures from all angles. I liked these rear angles because you can clearly see the spinnerets.

  • 137/366: Mushroom Cap Tearing Away

    Aren't mushrooms wonderful? So many kinds, and so interesting at all stages. Here is a tiny one that's beginning to open it's cap! :)

  • Color Wheel Project: Brown

    Week 8 of 10 of The Color Wheel project has arrived at BROWN! This project is part of the ipernity group, "10-Week Picture Projects". We'd love you have you join us! Even if you missed the first weeks of Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple,…


  • Color Wheel Project: Purple

    The Color Wheel project is rolling along and Week 7 brings us to my grandmother's favorite color: PURPLE! This project is part of the ipernity group, "10-Week Picture Projects". We'd love you have you join us! Even if you missed the first weeks of Red, P…

  • Color Wheel Project: Red

    Welcome to a brand new project, "Color Wheel," and the official beginning of my new ipernity group, "10-Week Picture Projects". I would like to extend an invitation to all of you to join in the fun! These projects are motivating and only require one pictu…

  • L is for Lovely Light (+16 more in notes!)

    (+16 in notes above!) Last summer, from July until late November, I was given a never-ending poppy show. Every morning I would step outside and see the new blossoms glowing in the morning sunshine and the sight would take my breath away. These flowers a…


  • D is for Dazzling Droplet

    The other day I went down to the gate to get the mail and brought along my camera. I had looked outside and saw that everything was covered in melted frost and knew I would find lots of wonderful opportunities for my next alphabet letter, "D". The thing…

  • C is for Clown of the Parrot World: Caique

    I got a lot of really cute pictures of Pumpkin playing with one of her toys today. Caiques are known as the "Clowns of the Parrot World", and it's true. I've shared my life with 3 Caiques now, and have known several others...they are all extremely playful…

  • C is for Cute & Colorful Caique

    You can also find me on Facebook! Our little parrot, Pumpkin, is the silliest, cutest, most playful companion I've ever had! She loves to run after little balls like this green one, grab them, and throw them onto the floor! As they fall, she turns her he…