It’s a safe bet that this grassland bee didn’t evolve to harvest dandelion nectar. I’d say it’s improvising because its host is absent. A sitting duck for birds, too. Perhaps, though, it […]
Watch out, out there! Crab Spider Using a Balsam Root to Do Its Work (Beats chasing around. Note: the bees will not agree.)
A lovely day for bumble bees. The beauty hangout today is the vetch on the hill. Pretty nice for an escapee from a hay bale! And of course, the queen of the […]
A bee… A Tiny and Courageous Bee A crab spider blending in… Crab Spider in the Central Balsam Root Bloom The hunt is on.
When the wind is a bee. Filbert catkins, waiting for the wind. When a bee is the wind. Well, a wasp, but what a tiny beauty with her fur stole! […]
This planet? Owned by humans? Too funny! Oregon Grape with Fly I took some photos of some ripe Oregon grapes today, because the light was good and they usually overexpose. When I […]
Art doesn’t belong to humans, but human art has consequences. Here is an art form made by sun and water… Rainbow Over Vernon Object or process? Why must one choose? It’s like […]
It is a joy to live on seasonal earth. Icelandic Poppy in My Flower Meadow The year is winding down, just when I was enjoying having it around. Ahhhhhh, but there’s a […]