Friday, July 31, 2015

Savannah Sparrow in flight

Savannah Sparrows are fairly common brown streaked birds with a beauty mark worth looking for — a bright yellow spot before their eyes.


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Cedar Waxwing Posing in Sunlight

Sometimes it feels as if birds are curiously watching our human actions. This Cedar Waxwing looks unafraid. Not ready to fly.


Thursday, July 9, 2015

Two-grooved Milk Vetch, Grasslands

Brilliant crimson, purple and blue flowers of Two-grooved Milk Vetch bloom above Prairie grasses.


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Prairie Crocus in Full Flower

A second look at a Prairie Crocus, a beautiful symbol of spring. (And first wildflower I've seen this year.)

Friday, April 10, 2015

Spring, with Prairie Crocus!

A treat today to find my first Prairie Crocuses of the year! There will be more in the next few days, as the ground warms under the April sun.


Saturday, November 8, 2014

Sunset on the Night of the July Supermoon

Some nights, you will see beauty in all directions... Behind me, the July Supermoon was rising; before me, peachy pink clouds silhouetted the Abbey church against the sky.


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Sunset on the Lake

As the sun sets, the water glows with apricot lightning over the pale moss of rippling waves.


Friday, May 30, 2014

Prairie Crocus on the Hillside

Because it's still Spring, even though the Prairie Crocuses have stopped blooming for another season... 

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