Still summer

“Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” – William Blake There’s no real theme to these photos, other than they are some of my favourite ones from the late summer months. The leaves have started to turn, the days are noticeably shorter, and the nights have been cool. But … Continue reading

Humble things

I had great difficulty identifying these first two insects, but I’ve narrowed them down to some type of Long-legged Fly (Family – Dolichopodidae) and the Twin-spotted Sphinx Moth (Smerinthus jamaicensis). Both photos were taken at the end of June, so that’s about 2 months of searching BugGuide, databases and books. I know, perhaps too long … Continue reading

Characters in the field

“I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I love If you want me again look for me under your boot-soles. You will hardly know who I am or what I mean But I shall be good health to you nonetheless And filter and fibre your blood.” — Walt Whitman (Song of … Continue reading

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