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
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
Back in March I embroidered and photographed a t-shirt for work. While we use a professional photography studio – I thought it would be fun to photograph the t-shirt in a natural setting. (And I’m an overachieving lunatic). Here are … Continue reading My Day Job on the Weekends
This week’s excitement: I waded in a marsh with my new snake boots. I loved the sound of the water as I walked. The tall grasses attracted dragonflies and bees. It was such a fun moment, I took a selfie… … Continue reading My worst fear…and more!
Ever wonder how canned sliced mushrooms get prepared? Take a look. Miniatures like Jack spend their time splitting mushrooms. It’s a lot of work, but Jack loves his profession. The next time you have mushrooms, think of Jack. 🙂 Location: … Continue reading Canned Sliced Mushrooms
I rummaged through old photos and found these gems from the Dallas Arboretum. Date: June 3, 2017 Location: Dallas Arboretum Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 … Continue reading Pollinators
Mushroom season is finally here. The ‘shrooms featured are from the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Date: July 2, 2017 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Notes: Take the time to smell the roses… err mushrooms. Continue reading Mushrooms
Henry found a delightful reading nook at Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge. I stood at this location for several minutes, taking photos, inhaling the smell of the forest, imagining myself becoming part of the scenery. I could smell mushrooms and … Continue reading Reading Nook
Or from the other point of view: The Great Summer Feast of 2017. a silly narrative to give me an excuse to show lots of crayfish photos… It started raining. The rain turned in to a heavy shower. Harmless enough. But … Continue reading The Infamous Crawdad Massacre of 2017
Nathanael has reason to be excited. He discovered one of the biggest mushrooms of the season at the LBJ National Grasslands! Date: May 27, 2017 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Notes: A special thank you to The Embroiderist for your contribution to this post. 🙂 Continue reading Feather in his cap!