Category Archives: Dragonflies

Colors of Summer

It really feels like summer around here lately. Massive thunderheads have been building up every day for the last week or so and most days there will be a little splash of those monsoon rains at least around the mountains … Continue reading

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Travelin’ Times

Whoa, it’s been more than a month now since my last blog update and time to start catching up on things around here. Right after my last update, it was off on a two-week butterfly trip to southeast Ecuador, a … Continue reading

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Fall Sampler

The changing of the season is well underway around here with the arrival of cooler temperatures and appearance of all the new colors of fall. Competing with them every morning this week, of course, were the daily mass ascensions of … Continue reading

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Birds and Bugs

As we move closer to the start of autumn around here, an interesting change occurs in the natural world around us. The annual fall migration of birds has begun and we’re seeing many different kinds of warblers and shorebirds passing … Continue reading

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The Daze of August

Somehow the month of August is just slipping by without my having gotten around to posting a blog update. After returning from that fabulous trip to Brazil at the end of July the subject of my August 10 post, the … Continue reading

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Back from Brazil

A little more than a month since my last update, it’s certainly time for a new one. My apologies upfront – this is going to be a long one. Repeating a trip I’d made five years ago, most of that … Continue reading

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Spectacular July

Heading into the Fourth of July weekend, the weather here has been a bit warm, but the sunny days have been bringing out a few new butterflies and dragonflies for the year and we’ve even gotten a little taste of … Continue reading

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First Week of Summer

The arrival of the summer solstice last Monday brought the first drops of rain in quite awhile, the huge fire in the east mountains almost to a close, and sightings of a few new butterflies, birds, and a couple of … Continue reading

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Full on Spring

With only 3 weeks of Spring left to go, things are greening up nicely around here, more and more butterflies are starting to appear, and nesting birds are busy bringing in the next generation. While we were off in Texas … Continue reading

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East Texas Butterfly Trip

Just back from a delightful butterfly trip with a few friends all last week to East Texas, and have gotten through all the pictures that made it home with me. Rebecca and I first flew to Houston where we met … Continue reading

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