What kind of snake is this?
Snake on the lily pad
Probably not a moccasin, because it doesn’t have any stripes, and I’ve never
seen one leave its tail sticking out like that.
Usually a cottonmouth will face you and hiss.
The dogs found another snake earlier that probably was a moccasin, so we made them come along.
Blondie joins Arrow exploring
We also saw an anhinga on the surface.
Usually we see them perched in a tree or flying.
It did eventually fly off and perch.
Anhinga on the pond
Blondie in the bushes
Blondie and Gretchen
Old wasp nest
Grinning Blondie in the boat
Arrow, Blondie, Honeybun, Gretchen
Arrow won’t admit she can swim
Arrow, Honeybun, Gretchen
Honeybun, Arrow, Blondie
Relic of a lost civilization
Arrow goes exploring
Washing the dogs 2022-12-10.
The dogs got really muddy in a beaver pond just before dark,
so Gretchen gave them baths.
Blondie and bathtub
After I unclogged the drain, this is what was left.
Honeybun also got a bath, but I wasn’t quick enough to get a picture. Continue reading
Some wild hibiscus, summer of 2022.
This is Yellow Dog’s rosemallow, the last one she saw, a year before.
Yellow Dog’s rosemallow, six petals, 2022-06-21
This year it has six petals.
Here she is Continue reading
A flock of split-tailed kites wheeling above where I just cultivated the okra.
Here’s a movie of these Elanoides forficatus,
also known as swallow-tail kites: Continue reading
A sure sign of spring: Treat’s rain lily.
Treat’s rain lily
Zephyranthes atamasca var. treateiae
these days is classified as an amaryllis.
This is a special native variety of Atamasco lily, Zephyranthes atamasca, that only grows in counties on either side of the GA-FL line, plus maybe some in Alabama.
According to Flora of North America (eFloras.org), Continue reading
Peachy grand-niecey Margaret in the banana jungle.
Margaret, Graden, Patrick, Ann, Bananas
And her brother Graden, her great-uncle Patrick, and Ann.
Interpret this, facebook AI! Pair of dogs, ten years apart.
Dogs Ten Year Challenge
Yes, they are all Carolina Dogs. Continue reading
Nothing happens out our front door on a foggy morning except birds sing, owls hoot.
Movie: Morning Bird Chorus (57M)
video on YouTube: Continue reading