Since I have forsworn sparrow ID's...
This may or may not be a towhee.
This may or may not be a song sparrow.
The temperature here got up to the low 60's, maybe.
The activity at the feeders was definitely stepped up. I need one of those Nyjer feeders that has 24 ports. Hellooooo, Cheap Husband? Christmas is just around the corner!
While on a nature walk today, this fly landed on my knee. It was cold enough for the fly to be in a bit of a stupor. Check the junk this guy has in the trunk!
Eeek. Either that's a stinger or it just has really big hips.
This was a fun find. Walking back to my car, I saw this gorgeous bug standing in the grass. I stopped to take a picture and then saw about 30 more scattered around. Some were even mating. Hello? Do they not know it's October?
Darkling beetle...Alobates pennsylvanicus.
Now. All you smarty-pants. Challenge me on that one!
My kind of trucking company.
My daughter can read.
She read a book to us last night. It has been unnervingly easy for her to pick up. Well, she did come from two early readers. Geoff and I both were reading simple sentences at age 3. Yes, that was a brag.
Someone needs to straighten the lamp.