Daily Archives: September 28, 2010

History of the Butterfly, part 18: Mahaska Goes to Europe

George Catlin was an American painter.  He painted scenes from the American west, and he specialized in paintings of Native Americans.  He started in about 1830.  By 1837 he was exhibiting the paintings in New York, and there he was … Continue reading

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Fungus on a log

I have been splitting some firewood for the winter.  As you might imagine, the wood is quite wet this year.  As I moved a log, I saw a little mist coming out from between the logs, just as the sun … Continue reading

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