the weekly photo challenge
I’d just walked out of Whole Foods and this huge hairy spider with big green eyes got my attention. There were flats of vegetable plants for sale. My neighbor stopped by my front porch and she was able to identify the type of spider. I actually videoed inadvertently just as it jumped. Hanging by a thread. Says they don’t build webs. Phidippus audax
I noticed how the exact same leaf looks differently as the light and angle change.
We were walking across the street to the playground and saw two woodpeckers pecking away on this rotting tree stump. One flew away. iPhone shots today.
You can watch the one pecking away in this video .
A couple of weeks ago in Columbus Ohio-
You have to check your clothing in the mirror between the double doors as you enter and exit the butterfly garden. Sometimes a butterfly will land on you! Such delicate and beautiful creatures.
Light Through the Redbud Leaves
From Florida trip in February – this photo came to mind when I saw the word of the week dense
Celery heart visible when I was making soup for my DIL the other day.
Although I’m back with my sister in NYC tonight, I found these images from our recent Alaska trip.
They are gifts from a rainy day.
The Pennsylvania wildflowers were painted on her beehives -see the Wildflower paintings on Beehives by Joan
Here’s one jar of the thirty pounds of honey she harvested with the help of two fellow bee experts.
They brought their extractor with them to show and teach her how to harvest the honey.
She shared the honey with them and learned how to do it herself but was best with the team. (I’m sorry I don’t recall how long it took but a few hours.)
In case you want to learn how watch video