Saw this tiny fly on leaves after a late spring rain. According to NC State Entomology, it’s a Dolichopodid Fly. […]
Tag Archive for ‘wildlife’
Birds, Beetles, Bears and Beliefs
“Birds, Beetles, Bears and Beliefs” (seeking trails to secular worship?) One summer we drove to the coast where I saw […]
Preying or Praying?
Found this little visitor on our front porch: Mantis religiosa Mantises seem calm and peaceful, curious and almost contemplative … but […]
In classes I teach on Freethinkers like naturalist John Muir, I often saunter back to wise reminders of human hubris, […]
A shadow appears at the corner of my eye. I glance out the window. A black shape passes. Immediate action! […]
My neighbor, the blue-tail skink, posed for me this afternoon. This beautiful creature reminded me of a lesson, a question, […]
Evening Mountain Walk
Gorgeous evening here in the Blue Ridge Mountains following heavy rains. A kind of Green-land. With many happy birds.
Not exactly an adventure, but images from my last journey to the Wild Far North.
Nature Naturally Nurtures
Nature is never locked down or isolated. Some images of our mountain springtime.