Author Archives: curiousneedleworks
Possibly the last warm day of the year, perfect for a bike ride (if you’re human) or basking (if you’re a snake), both excellent uses of a black topped bike path. At least this rough green snake thinks so. Sign said … Continue reading
Time to clean the veggie yard. This dude was sheltering underneath the dead cucumber vines. It’s probably Papilio polyxenes. You can call it a black swallowtail if it’s an adult, or a parsley worm if it’s a larva. Apparently the color of … Continue reading
Take a good look at the seedpod on this common blue violet, Viola sororia. Here’s a close up. Sorta alien lookin‘, aren’t they?
Here’s a bee. ———-> <——— And here’s a fly. So, what’s the difference? Bees: fluffy, long antenna, four wings. Flies: not fluffy, short antenna, two wings. Not a perfect distinction, but a good starting … Continue reading
The needlepoint is slightly lacking. Look at this: The highlight lacks subtly. This second leaf is much better———-> So…rather than tearing the whole thing out and redoing, if a thread of of the darker blue is stitched randomly on … Continue reading
Highlights Lowlights Midtowns And done.