Woodsy Wanderings…

Today was such a beautiful day outside that I decided to go on a walk and postpone my studying till later.  I took my camera with me, to take pictures of whatever interesting things I might happen to see. By the way, one of these days I really do want to get around to posting […]

Two Random Grasshoppers

Giant Leopard Moth Caterpillar

A few minutes ago (literally) I stepped outside briefly to go get something out of the vehicle.  I was going down the front porch steps when I spotted something small and black and moving.  Of course, this required investigation, so I shone my flashlight on the unidentified moving object.  I was quite pleased with my find.  […]

Garden Spider

I spotted this spiderweb at the end of our porch as I left for school this morning, and I couldn’t resist running back inside to get my camera to take a picture.  The lighting wasn’t the best for photography, but oh well.  It’s still a fun photo.

Dragonfly on a rock

Bridge Mud Birds

While boating with some of my family members, I observed these birds all over the sides and bottoms of some nearby bridges. Look closely and you can see all their little heads poking out of the nests.

My New Pet – Spider #1

Introducing: Spider. When Roger started his “red chair” photography some months back, I gradually became interested in getting a fun prop of my own.  Click here to see one of his many shots. I’ve wanted a pet tarantula for some time…so I decided that this little guy would be the perfect photo prop to accompany […]

Playing in the Creek on Campus

One bored snapping turtle… …and one angry snapping turtle. Close-up of angry snapping turtle: Wow, those are some scary eyes. My roommate holds an unhappy crawdad: “Don’t put me next to the snapper, pleeeeeaaaasse!!!” Thanks to my friend Blake for catching all these critters and letting me take pictures…he managed to catch a large bullfrog […]

Worth the frozen fingers

Hello everyone!  I had planned to post on my blog either last week or this weekend, but as it turns out I am way too busy with school at the moment.  So, today we have a guest blogger, who managed to get some very cool pictures in the snow the other week…(you all have to […]