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Some sunsets; sum sunsets, sun somesets, some sonsets, somesunsets…

I call that one: ‘dinner at sunset’. I call that one: a photo of a sunset. I don’t really go to the trouble of naming all my photos. That would be silly. I am not sure if that classifies as … Continue reading

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Just clearing some photos off my phone… part 5… and… what the heck?

Well there seem to be a lot of crows in that Eucalyptus. Big crows. A lot of them. An unusual number. And a bunch in the tree next to that tree. Seriously… What the heck? Well, I shooed those crows … Continue reading

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Just clearing some photos off my phone… part 4… a matter of life and death, and a new friend…

I was doing one of my patrols the other night, and I saw this preying mantis stuck in the orb web of a garden spider. Her back legs and wings were caught in the web, but her forearms were free. … Continue reading

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A wildlife adventure from the jungles of San Diego… part 2…

Beneath the calm surface of the water lurks grim death with razor-sharp teeth. As my mom likes to say: Nature in the wild is seldom mild. That is true even here in San Diego. The waving palms are just camouflage … Continue reading

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A wildlife adventure from the jungles of San Diego… part 1…

Hello, this is your nature guide, Arthur, speaking to you from deepest, darkest San Diego California. Today, we will observe the splendor and terror that is nature in the wild. Hey kid, you might want to get out of the … Continue reading

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More ‘wet webs’… and yes, that might be a dog hair stuck to that web, over on the left…

I had fun taking some photos of those funnel-web spider webs on that misty morning when they were covered with little drops. And I said that when the big garden spiders showed up, I would do the same thing. But … Continue reading

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The rare ‘Eye of Sauron moon-eucalyptus tree’, and some other stuff…

You gotta admit, that is a pretty good picture I took with my cell phone, even if it doesn’t quite live up to my fancy title for this post. But art is art, and Art is Art, and I am … Continue reading

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