I haven’t returned to the Grasslands since the infamous Tick Incident of 2017. I’ve managed to find plenty of reasons to stay away, including house and yard work. I’ve been cleaning the garage… closets… rearranging furniture and trimming hedges. Gone … Continue reading Memories of the LBJ National Grasslands
Today’s guest writer is one of my best friends I’ve known for over 15 years. We are polar opposites in terms of personality – she’s boisterous and fun while I’m the quiet, serious one. But I think that’s why we … Continue reading What motivates you, Michelle?
I’m excited to report this week’s blog post features my grandma on video. She’s 80+ years young and I’m very happy she agreed to participate. The video is in Spanish. For those that don’t speak Spanish, the summary: God and … Continue reading What motivates you, Grandma?
If you missed or have forgotten the story, click to read Part 1 and Part 2. Breaking News! Detective Solomon and his team have apprehended the individual responsible for killing 5 insects on Electronic Lane. Dr. Rip M 2Shreds … Continue reading Murder Mystery: Part 3
This is a special post – because it proves social media can be used in a positive manner. I “met” today’s writer through Instagram and our WordPress blogs. Suso often identifies the plants and insects featured in my photos. What … Continue reading What motivates you, Suso?
A coworker recently experienced a house fire. Everyone escaped without injury. My friend and I joined the group of volunteers to help with the Rescue-Retrieval Mission. We helped salvage the few belongings that could be saved— clothes, kitchenware and a … Continue reading House Fire
When I started this series, I counted on Roy to participate. I went ahead and added him to my list of “yeses” even before I asked him. I’m very grateful he agreed. I think you’ll enjoy his response. Roy Garland If I had to pick one thing that motivates me more than anything else it is “family” and especially the support, teaching and simply being there for the kids. You see, I have two boys and it’s important (at least to me) that when they grow old and have their own kids, they will not look back … Continue reading What motivates you, Roy Garland?
Thought I’d take a departure from the norm by posting this photo from my archives. This was back when I played with food. I’ve moved on to miniatures and insects. 😉 Enjoy! Date: December 2013 Camera: Big Bertha (Canon EOS 5D Mark II) Notes: Also, please note, the comments box is back. Don’t forget to post interest in participating in the “What motivates you?” series. Continue reading Googly Eyes
Initially I planned on an intriguing beetle photo for today but I think I’ve put readers through a lot with my creepy insect photos lately. Today I give you pretty flowers! Date: October 8, 2016 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D … Continue reading Feast for the eyes
If you missed Part 1 or want to enjoy it again, click here. It was a rough weekend for the community. Family and friends gathered to bury not four, but five of their neighbors. The most recent loss was Beatrice … Continue reading Murder Mystery: Part 2