From the deep-green waxy-leafed magnolias to the first pink inklings of crape myrtle, my part of Central Texas is currently covered in flowers. It’s almost enough to compensate for an untold number of sunless, wet days. Continue reading
Month: May 2015
I have nothing for you today but owls. This is the pair of screech owls that nests in the live oak in our front yard each winter, for all the four winters we have lived here. I took this photo in early March. The female, on the left, is clearly puffed up with connubial bliss while her partner is barely conscious. It was worth it. Continue reading
Ho-Hum, Spring Again
I don’t know if it’s el Nino or what, but we’ve been enjoying cool temperatures and sufficient rain to convey a definite sense of life in a rain forest.