While I’m not super happy to see all of these holes in the morning glory leaves on the trellis in the back yard, I did think these beetles were pretty cool looking. You Might Also Enjoy: Grasshopper Dragonfly

The state bird of Missouri, this eastern bluebird was crossed the state line and was photographed in Kansas. Since two-thirds of a bluebird’s diet is made up of insects and other creepy-crawlies — like beetles, grasshoppers, spiders, and snails — I hope he does his part to keep those critters out of my garden come […]

On the tail end of my walk around Lake Lenexa this past Sunday, I came across these insect-eaten leaves on a tree and thought they were pretty cool. What do you think?  Have you been intrigued by a leaf of some kind this summer?  It seems like I’ve taken more photos of leaves than I […]

“How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” ~ John Burroughs While the kids swam tonight, I pulled some weeds around the pool and came across this cool, old, dry, beetle-munched morning glory leaf. You Might Also Enjoy: Wordless Wednesday:  Cannonball Fruit of My Labor Jump In! Beetle […]

While flowers don’t bloom outdoors year round here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA, it’s hard not to photograph the heck out of what we do have from March through October.  To try to not overwhelm you with flower shots, I started saving them all up and posting them together a month at a time at the end of the […]