After The Captain gifted me my first DSLR camera, I spent the first few years taking macro photos of flowers, and seemed to have a particular obsession with macro’ing their reproductive parts. A lot of my blogging catch-up will be posts like this, just images of flowers. In Charlotte, we had a beautiful local place… Read More 2007: Flowers
I finally saw the Cat in the Hat episode where they go into the water droplet and meet a diatom, and a paramecium, and an amoeba. I love that there is so much science in this show. Even better, they’re talking about mostly overlooked and misunderstood micro-critters! I can’t wait to teach the girls about… Read More Aquatic ecology for kiddos.
2011 black widow muder tally – Jenny: 6, widows: 0. Found a second big female in the corner of the back porch, adjacent to the back door. She was in the web with a little male. A smaller female was in our porch fire pit/ chimney, where Olivia likes to reach into (while no fire… Read More Widowmaker.
My compost bin has become a condo for black widows.