23 December 2016 · Comments Off on Mackerel Sky · Categories: Seen on the Street

Mackerel Sky


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27 November 2016 · Comments Off on Stopping by Woods · Categories: Seen on the Street

Late afternoon sun over Davis Creek

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25 November 2016 · Comments Off on And Now for Something Completely Different · Categories: Seen on the Street
Lowering afternoon sun

Afternoon sun

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13 November 2016 · Comments Off on A Change of Pace · Categories: Seen on the Street

A picture from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck:

Otter in creek

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21 October 2016 · Comments Off on It’s Time for Some Fresh Air · Categories: Seen on the Street

Some pictures from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck:

Eagle in flight

eagle in tree

eagle in tree

eagle in downward flight as if hunting

02 October 2016 · Comments Off on Viceroy · Categories: Seen on the Street

Butterfly on flower

19 September 2016 · Comments Off on Battle on the Balcony · Categories: Seen on the Street

Oh! What a tangled web we weave,
When we must our hunger to relieve.

This was fascinating. I noticed the cicada suspended in air, then watched the spider approach cautious. All at one, the spider jumped on her captive and slew him with her venom, then backed off to observe its death throes. Once it prey stopped moving, she moved in for a final coup.

Spider killing cicada

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17 September 2016 · Comments Off on Another Swallowtail · Categories: Seen on the Street

black swallowtail

Judging by the larger yellow spots at the back of the wings, I think it’s a male.

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12 September 2016 · Comments Off on Green Heron · Categories: Seen on the Street

A rare bird indeed (from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck).

Green heron

10 September 2016 · Comments Off on Bees · Categories: Seen on the Street

Bumblebee on flower

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03 September 2016 · Comments Off on Black Swallowtail · Categories: Seen on the Street

Black swallowtail butterfly head on

Weaver spider


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21 August 2016 · Comments Off on Eastern Tiger Swallowtail · Categories: Seen on the Street

Butterfly browsing lantana plant

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17 August 2016 · Comments Off on A Palette Cleanser · Categories: Seen on the Street

Pink Rose

31 July 2016 · Comments Off on A Picture Is Worth · Categories: Seen on the Street

Seen at The Fast Wok, Suburban Station, Philadelphia:

Freezer bearing motto:  Never argue with an idiot.  They will drag you down to their level, then beat you to death with experience.

Afterthought:

Yep. I’m back in Philly for a few days. It’s a great city and it’s nice to be back, if only for a short time. (And, no, it has nothing to do with the Democratic Convention.)