Can someone tell me the name of these trees? We see them all over Southern California. They’ll be an entry in our 100 Species Challenge after one of you IDs them for me.
Here’s another entry waiting in the wings: morning glories. These are everywhere around here as lush groundcover and picturesque fencecover. I know they can be invasive, but I love them, love them, love them.
This next shot is almost one of the best pictures I ever took. If only I hadn’t cut off its head. Drat it. I was snapping quickly, not even sure I was in focus, certain my small subject was about to fly away.
My online friend Helen takes amazing bird photos. And butterflies, and flowers, and western landscapes, and churches. My kids and I love to explore her website. I think her “year in the life of a butterfly bush” is my favorite page.
Morning has broken and I must run, but you know I can’t leave without including the obligatory napping child photo.
There’s a reason “These people crack me up” is one of my most-used categories
Bet you didn’t know peanuts could fly
When the Godmother Asks