Tag Archives: pond life

On Shiny Wings

Shiny, blurry wings over the pond: One finally resting on the ground displaying its dragonfly self for closer inspection: Another one rests on a cattail stalk…inspiration for a totempole? A much smaller, slimmer and daintier creature with a metallic blue … Continue reading

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Unexpected “Extra’s”

Michelle from The Daily Post has issued her weekly photo challenge: “Extra, extra.”  She is asking for photos that reflect:  “…a little something extra: an unexpected visitor, or a tranquil landscape with a splash of color. A lone carrot in … Continue reading

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Would you kiss a frog? Or a toad?

For several weeks now I thought I was hearing spring peepers serenading us through the night. Spring peepers are little frogs that start their high-pitched songs very early in spring, marking the end of winter. Along with the first sighting … Continue reading

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