Speaking of attracting pollinators into my garden, I don’t believe this flying insect landing a sage flower is a bee but rather a type of fly called a hover fly or a flower fly. Unlike a bee, it doesn’t have a stinger.  Like a bee, it helps with pollination.  Sounds like a win/win to me!

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Walking around Lake Lenexa, you can’t help but see dragonflies of all shapes and colors, especially in the evening.  I’m afraid I’m becoming a bit obsessed with them, but they are just so cool.  Here are a few of my favorites from a long walk around the Lake Sunday afternoon. Do you have a favorite […]

I am one of those city dwellers who only knows one variety of each basic animal.  I can’t tell a copperhead from a diamond back.  I just know snake.  I can’t tell the house variety from the jumping variety.  I just know spider.  So all I can tell you about today’s photo is that it’s one of […]

The Ranting Chef recently had a post titled “Cleaning Out the Fridge” that I wanted to use as April draws to a close.  Only, instead of pulling carrots, red bell pepper, and a head of broccoli out of the fridge to whip up an amazing Asian Peanut Stir-Fry, I’m sharing all of the photos that I […]

When I posted my Wordless Wednesday post yesterday, I almost added a note promising not to feature any bird pics for a third day in a row today.  Thank goodness I didn’t say that, because I really wanted to share this capture of the “New Friends” sculpture on the Country Club Plaza. You Might Also […]