1269 Photos: THIS AND THAT

August 15, 2019

So, I don’t have any point and shoot photos for today! This is just a mumbo jumbo of photos I took last month. (If you recall this series is about the July Photos I took last month.)

I hope you enjoy!

I have no idea what that little bug is…but she (or he) is pretty. And camera shy. I only got one photo, as soon as I snapped this picture, she (or he) moved to the other side. I followed, she moved. I tried a couple of times to get another photo, but she kept moving. So I walked away. At least I got one, and it’s a good one (IMHO)!

4 Creepy Cicada Shells

If I find it interesting, I will photograph it! I have been that way since I was a little girl.

Fallen Soldier

“Do you know the legend about cicadas? They say they are souls of poets because, when they were alive, they never wrote the poems that they wanted to.” – John Berger

Fallen Walnut

“I’m a hard nut to crack, and I take it standing up.”

– Bram Stoker, Dracula

“My mother early on taught us to respect all animals, and I mean all animals – not just cats and dogs but rats and snakes and spiders and fish and wildlife, so I really grew up believing they are just like us and just as deserving of consideration.” – Joanna Lumley

And, of course, I had to include a spider! They are everywhere right now! Been sitting here for a little while, watching two build a web. The one in this photo (above) is out in the field somewhere.

On a side note…my main toilet is leaking! I’m pretty sure the nuts and bolts (hahaha) that hold the tank on the bowl have rusted and need to be replaced! I’ve turned the water off to that toilet and drained the tank so there’s not as much water and heading to Lowe’s in a little bit. I’m hoping that we can find what we need. At some point, all the toilets need to be replaced, but for now, if we can find the nuts and bolts, this will do.

When it rains, it pours! Seems like that here recently! One thing after another! Could almost make you cry!! But I’m stronger than that!

I was going to tell you about my WIFI experience on Tuesday, but that will have to wait til tomorrow…or another day. The only thing I’ll say right now, is…the cable had been disconnected! Not at the house, but up on the pole, where there’s a box connected to other wires. It’s almost funny!!

Hope everyone has a great day, evening or night…wherever you may be!

“Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with beauty of sunset, with the quiet of nature, with a warm and cozy cottage.”

– Thomas Kincade

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1269 Photos: Picture of the Day

August 15, 2019

dragonfly

“Dragonflies are reminders that we are light and we can reflect light in powerful ways if we choose to do so.” – Robyn Nola

1269 PHOTOS: Some Tree Frogs (in July)

August 14, 2019

Not sure if you have seen these photos before…some you probably have.

I don’t know why, but this frog loves lounging on the hummingbird feeder. Maybe it’s the bugs, maybe because it’s cool and moist.

My favorite spot!

At one point, I had two hanging out on top of the feeder, you probably remember that.

Going Up!

Just the other day, I got some photos of a tree frog (maybe, probably, the same one) hanging out on my Spider Plant. I’ll be sure to share them when the time is right – next month!

Still going up!

So, about yesterday! It was a long day yesterday! I worked on some photos, and eventually took some photos of the hummingbird (s) flying around. The tech came early, left, then another one came and finished the job! It was weird that the first guy left, but I figured he had to go get something from the office or something. Oh well, the important thing is we have WIFI and I am back to normal…my normal anyway!

Checking things out!

It’s like the tech said, you don’t realize you need it til it’s gone. And it is so true, trying to go back to my phone to do everything was nearly impossible! But, I’m not dwelling on it! On to bigger, better things!!

Ready, set, go! I’m outta here!!

I’ve realized that I have way to many photos! I’m thinking of making a page for the leftover’s and calling it “Holly’s leftover’s“. We’ll see…it’s in the thought process right now, I’ve still got about 15 days or so to figure it out! It won’t just be July’s leftover’s, it will be any leftover’s I have each month. I’ll figure it out! (I’m really good at flying by the seat of my pants!)

That’s about all I have, for now anyway!

Today is National Creamsicle Day! YUM!!

Hope everyone has a great day!

“Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.” L. Wolfe Gilbert

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1269 PHOTOS: Picture of the Day

August 14, 2019

I’m pretty sure this is a Nursery Web Spider, but I can’t be sure. It’s not a Wolf Spider, but I can’t rule out the Fishing Spider. There are tent caterpillars in the photo as well.

I’m Back!!!!

And boy does it feel good!!

August 15,2019

It’s been a long day with out any internet! I had my phone, but it’s just not the same. I guess I’ll be posting about it tomorrow, right now I just want to get back to normal!

So, here’s my 100 Word Sentence! I hope you enjoy!!

The Cicada Army

One bright and sunny day during a summer not so long ago, five young male cicadas climbed slowly up the old elm tree, knowing that when they reached a certain branch they would shed their armor that had become way too small and then they would fly off into the lonely night to fight the unknown yet common enemy as had been pre-determined since their birth, leaving the armor behind to rot with everything else and then when they had won the fight, they would party with their lady cicadas all night long having fought the ruthless enemy and won.

by HCMorris

So, tomorrow will be back to normal…barring nothing else happens!

“In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect.”

– Madison Alcedo

Thank you to everyone for understanding and hanging in there while I dealt with this slight inconvenience!

Have a great day, evening or night… where ever you are!