From Pine View Farm

Seen on the Street category archive

Garden Tour 0

We went to the Gardens yesterday. The azaleas and tulips, in particular, were in fierce bloom. The roses were just starting to bud.

Fountain


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Heron 0

Some pictures from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck.

Heron standing on one leg in water

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Jabba the Cat 0

Cat in Jabba the Hut pose on chair

. . . because the internet needs another cat picture.

Lady Cardinal 0

Another picture from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck.

Female cardinal on perch

Where Eagles Fly 0

Another picture from my brother on Virginia’s Northern Neck:

Eagle in flight over creek

Mackerel Sky 0

Mackerel Sky


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Stopping by Woods 0

Late afternoon sun over Davis Creek

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And Now for Something Completely Different 0

Lowering afternoon sun

Afternoon sun

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A Change of Pace 0

A picture from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck:

Otter in creek

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It’s Time for Some Fresh Air 0

Some pictures from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck:

Eagle in flight

eagle in tree

eagle in tree

eagle in downward flight as if hunting

Viceroy 0

Butterfly on flower

Battle on the Balcony 0

Oh! What a tangled web we weave,
When we must our hunger to relieve.

This was fascinating. I noticed the cicada suspended in air, then watched the spider approach cautious. All at one, the spider jumped on her captive and slew him with her venom, then backed off to observe its death throes. Once it prey stopped moving, she moved in for a final coup.

Spider killing cicada

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Another Swallowtail 0

black swallowtail

Judging by the larger yellow spots at the back of the wings, I think it’s a male.

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Green Heron 0

A rare bird indeed (from my brother in Virginia’s Northern Neck).

Green heron

Bees 0

Bumblebee on flower

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Black Swallowtail 0

Black swallowtail butterfly head on

“Step into My Parlor” 2

Weaver spider


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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 0

Butterfly browsing lantana plant

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A Palette Cleanser 0

Pink Rose

A Picture Is Worth 0

Seen at The Fast Wok, Suburban Station, Philadelphia:

Freezer bearing motto:  Never argue with an idiot.  They will drag you down to their level, then beat you to death with experience.

Afterthought:

Yep. I’m back in Philly for a few days. It’s a great city and it’s nice to be back, if only for a short time. (And, no, it has nothing to do with the Democratic Convention.)