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Adventures with Butterflies–The Texas Butterfly Festival

It is 1,264 miles from my home in Woodward, Iowa to the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas. Google Maps says you can drive it in 18 hours and 7 minutes. I just got back yesterday. You probably need to … Continue reading

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Best of the Year

In response to a blog post encouraging people to post their best photos of the year on The Compound Eye blog, here are the photos I consider my best of the year. Sometimes it is not just about nature–it is … Continue reading

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More Texas Butterflies

I am back home from the Texas Butterfly Festival.  I had a blast.  I have been sorting through my photos–I ended up with over eight hundred.  I photographed about 50 species–I haven’t sorted out the IDs for all of them … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Burger King

The breakfast crowd at Burger King were in for a surprise.  Two white vans parked next to the drive-through, and a dozen and a half people wearing odd-looking floppy hats got out and stood around the guamuchil tree.  Some were pointing, … Continue reading

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More from the Texas Butterfly Festival

A cold front came in yesterday so it wasn’t a good day for butterflies–at least, not until about 3:00 pm when the sun came out and it warmed up a little.  I went on a field trip boat ride on … Continue reading

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More From Texas

I haven’t had a chance to sort through all of my photos from the Texas Butterfly Festival yet, but I did get some good ones.  I am having fun, seeing lots of butterflies that are new to me and meeting … Continue reading

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It’s a Whole Nother Country

I am  at the Texas Butterfly Festival.  So far I am having a whole lot of fun.  Butterflies here are spectacular! I took over 300 photos.  At least 270 of them are not so good, but maybe some are better. Here is … Continue reading

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