A couple days ago Oak Point Park in Plano experienced a heavy thunderstorm.
When I approached the debris-laden area, I was surprised to discover the number of critters hanging on for dear life. … Continue reading A flood and unexpected truces at Oak Point Park, Part 1
Four deceased bodies were recovered on Electronic Lane in one week. A dragonfly and butterfly were found on Tuesday. Three days later, two beetles were discovered on the same street. Their bodies were in pristine condition. Here are exclusive photos … Continue reading Murder Mystery (A fictional story)
I was anxious to come home and try out my new macro lens in the garden. Days like this I am glad I have a garden — even though it’s a haphazard mess. The mystery blooms I photographed weeks ago … Continue reading Macro Lens in the Garden
I had planned on taking the easy way out with this photo. The original title was going to be Beetle. But I felt guilty for being lazy so I did a Google and Wikipedia search. This is a Cottonwood Borer. It is a wood borer—it uses trees as its host to lay eggs. It takes two years for the larvae to mature. The larvae pupate and once metamorphosis happens, they eat their way out of the tree. And I thought it was just interesting for being a black and white speckled beetle. Camera: DSC-H2 Date: July 2008 Location: Ft.Worth Nature … Continue reading It’s just a pretty beetle.