Category Archives: Natural History
That’s quite enough of a break. Seriously, a whole year? Oh well. That’s done. Back to monthly bloggin’. Oh, and rut is starting, in case you’re curious. This guy keeps showing up in the yard. Good looking guy, but there … Continue reading
So. Much. To. Do. Be nice to have less to do. Maybe a weekly blog is a good thing to let go for a bit. So this is the last post of the year of 2017. In the meanwhile, you … Continue reading
Damn diseases. Weather too nasty to go out much. Sneezing scares away the critters. Mending takes over the needlework. You will have to content yourself with this pumpkin spider seen in October.
…and they’re hiding in the compost pile. So be cautious when turning. A well constructed compost pile can be an excellently warm spot to hide for heat-seeking fall lizards. This poor uncovered guy (it’s a five-lined skink, genus Eumeces, and we’re … Continue reading
Weather is being uncooperative, making gardening unpleasant outside. At least the mushrooms are still growing. So here you go, ten days in the life of an oyster mushroom mycelium.
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