Embrace the wild, that’s my motto. The rose of Sharon bushes are as old as the house which was built in the late fifties. The morning glory vine ? Who knows how long their tendrils have been wrapping around my bushes, shrubs, and other flowers. In Alabama, they usually are not intentionally planted unless on […]
I caught this Gulf Fritillary butterfly so intent on gathering nectar that it ignored me and my camera. I often get shots but usually not so many in quick sequence. My yard – Florence, Alabama August 22, 2020
I intended to delve deep into quilting today. Then I went outside to a beautiful feels-like-fall Alabama day. Butterflies and bees were on my zinnias. The Monarch with its distinctive white spots on its wings and torso somehow justifies the wildness of my yard as do the Little Yellows, Gulf Fritillaries, Skippers, and bees. I […]
I am also a quilter – at times. It is one of my escape passion. In revising the blog, I lost my quilting page, so I am posting this for them to be represented in the Other Passions category (on the menu).
Butterflies are easier to capture in a photo or video than you might think. They will come back to the same flowers after flitting away, which they will do when they first become aware of you and at other times. All you have to do is stand still and wait. Then when they do come […]