Category Archives: Insects

Just dropping by

I’m putting together a post with a bunch of bird photos from the last week or so.  It’s migration time, and the Warblers are back!  Warbler id’s are not easy for me, so while I try to correctly id the … Continue reading

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  I love September.  The kids are all back in school and I have the house to myself for the first time in a long time.  I do love having the kids home, but boy do I enjoy the quiet … Continue reading

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Birds, bees, and butterflies

I recently came across a blooming Butterfly Bush.  This plant is so beautiful when it is blooming, and it was attracting all kinds of bees and butterflies.  I did a quick internet search to see if this was a plant … Continue reading

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I finally found some butterflies! We were out at my father-in-law’s farm last weekend and both my husband and I thought we had our first glimpse this year of a Monarch.  I did think it looked a little small, and … Continue reading

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Where are all the butterflies?

I keep looking, but rarely see one.  Are there fewer around?  Am I just having an unlucky year?  They are one of my favorite things to photograph and I’m just not seeing any. Yesterday, I decided to swing by the … Continue reading

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