Not having time to write, here's a zippy 2- minute video instead.
Local Birding: Resetting The Love
Kicking off 2019 right .. with feathers!
Northern Parula: Screaming To Be Heard (Sound!)
Nothing says spring like males in full vocal combat.
Going To Church
Praise, awe, and morality do not necessarily require a weekly visit to a building with walls, concrete parking spaces, and air-conditioning.
Texas Park Gem: Brazos Bend State Park
Some nature photos in reverence of our favorite Texas State Park, Brazos Bend south of Houston.
Fall Wildflowers, Too Close Gators
Brazos Bend State Park is a favorite place the kids like to go. This Friday, to break free from the suburban life, we got our wildflower (and gator) fix while the weather is nice.
Gator Growls and Kissing Cardinals (Sound!)
Another nature hike at Brazos Bend State Park with a live recording of male alligators growling it out! Mommy Cardinal gets kissed by Daddy, and Green Heron works to choke down one big-ass crawdaddy.
Winter Birding – Photography in Dim Lighting (Sound!)
Photography in dim lighting can be difficult but not impossible. You too can get great images if you know how to set up your camera beforehand. Go to the post to listen to the sounds of the marshland birds while viewing the latest bird photos taken from Brazos Bend State Park. The peak birding season on the Texas Gulf Coast is only just beginning!
Shy Prairie Chickens and Turtle Pillows
"It's never crowded along the extra mile." ~ Wayne Dyer ♣ We are way overdue for a garden post. There's really not much going on at the moment. Aside from the seedlings in the kitchen catching whatever sunshine they can get from the windows, all's quiet in the out-of-doors. As soon as they begin to … Continue reading Shy Prairie Chickens and Turtle Pillows
When It Rains, It Pours
∞ Holy moly. I don't recall ever seeing so much rain at one time. And I remember Hurricane Alicia in 1983 and with what may be the worst flooding in our area, Tropical Storm Allison (hit twice, back-to-back) in 2001. I kid you not -- our property just witnessed 4-5 inches of rainfall in less … Continue reading When It Rains, It Pours