There’s a new post up at my travel blog Journey to the Center.
Category Archive for 'Environment'
It’s been awhile since I put together a “recently read” post. I’ve actually bookmarked several interesting posts over the past couple of months, but never seemed to get my act together. I’ll try to remedy that situation today. But first, about the spiders. The one above seems to be a Shamrock Spider (Araneus trifolium) and […]
We’re not really too much for desserts, but do make an exception when Ontario peaches come in. We do the same when the Ontario grown Ida Red apples are available later in the season. Yesterday, I made the above pie from a basket of Ontario freestone peaches that Don brought home on Tuesday evening. How […]
These are just a couple of items that might be of interest and seemed worth sharing. * Whether or not you’re interested in wind power, this story from My heart’s in Accra blog is so upbeat, that I think just about everyone will enjoy reading it. It’s about William Kamkwamba and his windmill that was […]
We’ve been having beautiful summer sunsets here this week. I took this photo out in the oldfield meadow – it’s actually, a composite patched together from three photos (click on image for a larger view). I always think about how it’s the really good stuff that is for free in this world. Last night, I […]
Dogbane Beetle (Chrysochus auratus) on Spreading Dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium) Yesterday, robin from Dharma Bums commented: Someday, if you haven’t already done so, maybe you could tell us what you planted to attract all these incredible spiders into your spider garden. You do have such an inspiring diversity of species there. Shortly after I began this […]
I had thought to write about something else this morning, but my original post was pre-empted by this one as it seems more timely. Yes, this is a recycled photo from last year’s post about turtle crossings. I briefly considered using one of my photos of crushed turtles from my Ribbon of Death roadkilled animal […]