Category Archives: Travel

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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Big Bend Butterflies

For a week in early April, Rebecca and I flew to Tallahassee, Florida in search of some new butterflies. Most of our time was spent in four units of the Big Bend Wildlife Management Area with one day devoted to … Continue reading

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Butterfly Road Trip

Whoa, it’s been nearly a month since my last blog update and time to catch up. I’ve been on the road since October 23 first visiting my mother in San Antonio and then driving down to Alamo, Texas in the … Continue reading

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Springing into Summer

With just one day before the start of summer, a quick trip to Tingley Ponds found that plenty of dragonflies have returned for the season. While I’d expect several more species to join the party soon, only a few Flame … Continue reading

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Spring Fashion Show

Many of the creatures I’ve seen this week seem to be all decked out in their finest spring wardrobe, showing off incredible patterns and vivid colors. More wildflowers are starting to appear and in greater numbers now that we’ve had … Continue reading

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Big Bend Road Trip

Most of last week had me on the road down to the Davis Mountains State Park and Big Bend National Park in Texas where Rebecca and I met up with our Houston butterflying friend, Steve, in search of some of … Continue reading

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One Week in April

This past week has been rather amazing with lots of good birds and a couple of special butterflies. The weather has been warm and sunny for the most part and it’s been a big week for owls and owl babies. … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin

With the weather around here still a little cool and cloudy, the idea of a long weekend trip to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park a couple hours east of San Diego seemed like a pretty good idea. Meeting up with our … Continue reading

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White Mountain Ramble

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post since I’ve been busy working through the 800+ photos that made it home with me from a week-long butterfly trip to the White Mountains of Arizona. Organized and led by … Continue reading

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Chattanooga Naturally

It’s been two weeks since my last blog update since Rebecca and I were off to the 11th biennial meeting of the North American Butterfly Association in Chattanooga, TN for a week and have been busy going through the trip … Continue reading

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