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Eclipsed Sunlight; Cattitude by Ultraviolet

August 21, 2017. Our area had about 90% occlusion of sun by moon shadow, from about 11:59 AM to 2:57 PM, max coverage about 1:30 PM, CST. I didn’t photograph the eclipse itself, although we did view it through a … Continue reading

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August Photon Pounce

August is no slouch when it comes to special effects, you just gotta hunt for them. Bud has stirred and his ears have perked. He says, “Meow! I can help you hunt, just let me out the door. We’ll climb … Continue reading

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Summer Always Slips Away: Forest Edition

I’m lost in hot, green, steamy woods. Messy leaf and pine needle tangles that bounce sun around. I don’t even know how I got here; which gaze pathway got me to which photo. I know I stood at some spot … Continue reading

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Looking for Bugs . . .

in all the wrong places (1). ¬†Bugs we’ve seen who park upon, attach themselves to, squeeze into, and otherwise make use of non-natural spaces. Cicada Emerging at Night – Note they’re much more colorful at this stage, than when they … Continue reading

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Wisteria Storm, I Lose Track of Spring, Always Cats

The early days. The elegance of a single strand: With a bonus bumblebee: *Gasp* at the wisteria! After an off year when it was near nonexistent. I’ve heard it isn’t too good for the trees but they seem fine. The … Continue reading

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Summer Sun on the Creek; Bugs, a Lizard, Cats, More

Looking back at the leafy months, I’m drawn to the shiny stuff like a crow would be, at the creek when afternoon sun turns water into neon, the greens in the light. Sparkles: Creeky views, with the banks and the … Continue reading

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Wild Summer: Creeks and Creatures

Even the easiest path to the stream is over rugged, uneven ground. The forest floor is covered with heaps of fallen leaves and detritus, making it difficult to know where the best footing is. The Blue Dasher is also called … Continue reading

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