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Spider Webs

The temperatures are rising quickly here in the desert.  We have been nearing 100°F and it feels as though summer is nearly upon us.  Warm temperatures bring active insects, and active insects bring (welcome) predators!  Our lizards are fat and happy, hummingbirds nab tiny bugs right out of the air (check out this article if […]

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Bee collecting pollen from grapefruit flower.

A Beautiful Spring Day…

It has been absolutely beautiful this week – warm and sunny, but not yet sweltering.  Flowers are blooming everywhere, insects are busy pollinating, and sleepy lizards are soaking up the warm sun.  In the morning and evening, cool breezes bring in the yummy scent of citrus blossoms and the noisy chatter of birds who will […]

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A Dragonfly Day

(Here I’m just playing with a TTV overlay.  I love TTV photography!  More on that another time though…) Okay, I did see one butterfly today (yay!), but overall, it has been a dragonfly day.  Several of them were hovering over our aloe plant, resting on its spiky tips and just soaking up the dappled shade.  […]

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Butterfly Challenge!

Congrats!  Woolies is the winner of the Butterfly Challenge!!!   Thank you all so much for doing a part to bring back the butterflies! Okay, it’s been a while since I posted… as usual…  Sorry about that! For the first time in the nearly 10 years we have lived in our house, we have a […]

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