rivercrow on August 26th, 2007

This morning I took my parents to the botanical gardens. It was an impromptu visit to the gardens. I didn’t think they’d want to get out and walk. Lesson #1: Always take your damn hat. We went in and started wandering around. The critters were all cooperative — butterflies sat still, dragonflies were patient. Lesson […]

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rivercrow on August 26th, 2007

There’s a fantastic botanical garden here. I’ve been spending two to three hours there every weekend I’m in town, mostly hanging out in the swamp area. The first day I was there, a dragonfly cooperated with me. I had the 50mm 1.8 and a 2x closeup filter. He (blue dasher) reared into an obelisk pose […]

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rivercrow on July 9th, 2007

There was a box turtle on the back patio this morning. The dog paused to look at it, which is what caught husband’s attention. I fixed a plate of overripe banana and watermelon chunks. The turtle ate all the banana chunks and left the watermelon. When the fruit was gone, it wandered off.

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rivercrow on May 8th, 2007

This morning I decided to eat the last, overripe, banana for breakfast. It was too soft for bird paws to hold–or so I thought. The Grey flew to the sofa as soon as she saw the banana in play. I took her back to her cage and offered her a taste. She took a nibble, […]

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rivercrow on April 30th, 2007

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