Thursday, May 29, 2008

Mexican Hat Wildflower

also called Upright Prairie Coneflower, Long-headed Coneflower, and Thimble flower.
member of the huge Aster family, and close relatives include sunflowers, black-eyed Susans, shasta daisies, and purple coneflower, to name a few.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Red Rafts

Ethan and William at Sunset Beach.

A short video ...

Zebra Swallowtail

This is the first zebra swallowtail butterfly to visit our backyard butterfly bush.

Friday, May 23, 2008

Gerbera Daisies

are the fifth most used cut flower in the world (after rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, and tulip).

Thursday, May 22, 2008


My first photo of a damselfly. They are smaller than dragonflies and can be differentiated by the fact that the wings of most damselflies are held along the body when at rest.

Click here for a look at my previous photos of dragonflies.

Variable Dancer (Argia fumipennis) - female

Photographed near Duke Chapel

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

An Iris Bed

at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

Enjoy the slide show.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Friday, May 16, 2008

Chow Time

Looks like number 2404 needs to work on table manners.

Owens Family Farm
Jeffersonville, Ohio

Thursday, May 08, 2008

What Time is it?

A Gray Catbird stops by the sundial to check the time.