Category Archives: 30-Day Challenge
These little fellows are year-round residents, although they often try to sneak indoors for the winter.
A spider’s web is an amazing thing. It is fragile enough to be torn asunder in a gentle breeze, yet surprisingly strong as even large insects become hopelessly ensnared. It is beautiful in its symmetry yet deadly in its purpose.
Home again, safe and sound. Not much going on in my back yard, so I popped over to the local environmental center to check out their butterfly garden. Score! A honey bee, the first of this Challenge! Bumblebees are much … Continue reading
Boy, I had almost no opportunity at all today for bug hunting. Near the end of the day, I found myself outside a museum. There was a bit of a green space around the building, so I began my bug … Continue reading
Today and tomorrow are especially challenging. I’m in Chicago with my wife, she’s on a “shopping weekend.” I’m without my camera or my regular hangouts. The iPhone’s my only resource here! I spotted this moth on the Eddie Bauer building … Continue reading
This cool-looking little bug was hiding under a sunflower stalk. It’s very windy today, and bugs are few and far between. This fella was braced for the wind storm!
My first iPhone-photo of the Challenge! Today is a rainy day. The morning began with thunder boomers and driving rain, and has settled into intermittent drizzle. While running errands, I saw some potted plants with this brave soul facing the … Continue reading
Remember “Queenie,” the spider in my garage window in my Day Two entry? This is her! She doesn’t move around much, so it’s easy to keep track of her. I feel like such a hack today. I’m exhausted from work, … Continue reading
This nightmare is very near the back door of my house. It’s huge, for this type of spider, maybe 9cm (toe-to-toe). I’m reluctant to needlessly kill these short-lived creatures, but this gal may soon take a ride to the garden … Continue reading