Swamp Tour

On the last leg of our summer road trip we did a swamp tour just outside of New Orleans, LA.  It was AWESOME.  So much wildlife to see and yes, lots and lots of alligators.  Here’s one.

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Quiet Moments

It’s becoming a “thing” here in our family – pictures of butterflies in the hand… what started out as one chance encounter has gradually become a collection of pictures of friendly butterflies (or full-on proof that walking in the heat results in sweaty people that attract butterflies… lol).  At any rate – these quiet moments...

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Beach Love

I had the opportunity last week to tag along while my husband was on a trip for work.  He ended up working long hours which left me lots of time to walk and look for shells (so much time that I ended up with blisters on both feet… ouch!).  One of the things I was...

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American Lady or Painted Lady?

I always seem to forget which one has 2 spots and which has 4 when I see these fluttering around the yard so I made a quick cheat sheet!  Maybe one day I will get photos of all of the butterflies on native plants … but for now this is what I had and these...

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Mouths to feed…

Another photo from yesterday afternoon… so cute! Then, I took another peek today because it’s pouring outside and I was worried about whether or not I had left an opening in the clump of salvia where rain could get in – so I snapped a quick picture with my iphone and then carefully brushed the...

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