First — Thanks everyone, for the wonderful stories, and remembrances which so many of you shared in the post about the passing of my husband, Don. It was great being able to read through your comments to see how Don’s life touched each of you. I encourage anyone who wishes, to add to [...]
Category Archive for 'Spiders'
Yesterday, an hour or so before sunset, I went for a walk in the fields to check for signs of life on the milkweed plants. Apart from the Monarch caterpillars, I had a couple of interesting finds.
The first was a Katydid in the process of molting – click on the above photo for a [...]
For the past couple of weeks, I’ve had a few fleeting glimpses of a large spider lurking in our living room, occasionally appearing among a stack of books and art supplies. I could never get a good enough look to be sure of what she might be. A few days ago, [...]
This morning, I’ve finally managed to untangle a software glitch in my computer. A few weeks ago, I bought an all-in-one scanner/printer/copier and installed the software, only to have all of my photo editing programs become nonfunctional. I’ve been too busy to try to sort out the problem, but from time to time, [...]
A couple of posts ago, I wrote about some of the spiders that we encountered while at Richardson Grove in the redwoods. Most particularly, I mentioned a very large spider found in a towel atop the picnic table at our campsite. It looked to be a Tarantula of some kind (see photos below), [...]
Saturday morning, while packing up our gear after a couple of nights spent at Richardson Grove in the redwoods, I got a small surprise when this spider climbed out of a towel sitting on the picnic table (click on all photos for larger views). Looks like some species of Tarantula, but I don’t know [...]
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 [...]