Most of the crane flies I see, giant or otherwise, are pretty drab. This one must be quite newly out of its pupa.
We are two days from the summer solstice, and it is thirteen degrees and drizzling. A good day to stay inside and make a world pool post. Continue reading “From the world pool: June 18, 2017”
Wow, it’s been—well, far too long—since I posted links. Oops! Continue reading “From the World Pool: May 27, 2017”
This is not a selfie that I would have ever predicted myself taking. Continue reading “Well. Um.”
Yesterday I spent an hour and a half in a friend’s yard, taking pictures of tulips. I think it was worth it. More pictures will follow over the next days!
Just a little buddy I found in the garden when I was pulling periwinkle. I think it was under a rock I moved. I took some pictures and then set it back to run off back to shelter.
It’s a long-toed salamander. They’re generally pretty reclusive, but this is the second time I’ve encountered one in our yard.