Which one is the male?

I don’t actually know […]

Velvet Ant

I found this gal scurrying about the yard this morning.



My yard is full of holes.  Some are the diameter of a pencil, others large enough to accommodate the end of my index finger.   I’d noticed a few of them before, without really paying them any attention.  Then this evening, when I let the dogs out and was waiting for them to do their business, I […]

Good Parenting


This summer is the tenth that Dayna and I have […]

American Goldfinch

Just wanted to post a few photos of a male American Goldfinch I shot this evening after work.