Tag Archives: SITY

A Promise Is a Promise

In a recent post I said that if any of my bee pictures came out good, I’d share it. A promise is a promise. So here’s my favorite one.

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SITY: Beetle Views

We looked this beetle up in my Audubon book. Thanks to its distinct markings, it was easy to identify. It was an American carrion beetle.

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SITY: Lunch to Go

There was a fox in our yard today, as you can see in the picture above. Sorry the picture is so bad. It was taken through the back-door window at a bad angle. The wind chimes also got in the … Continue reading

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Dear Robin

Dear Robin, My car is blue. I like it that way. Please stop trying to paint it white. Sincerely, The Person Whose House You Keep Trying to Build a Nest On

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One Violet

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SITY: A Mix of Good and Bad

Outside today: The number of buzzing insects in the yard is down. Way down. I try not to think too negatively about that. I imagine a beautiful garden nearby where they’ve all gone to feast, leaving only a few “idiot … Continue reading

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What Pictures Cannot Show

There are many things a picture cannot show. It cannot show a taste, a sound, a smell, or a physical sensation. It also cannot show just how vividly purple the violets are against the wet grass and the grey weather, … Continue reading

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The Truth About Green Bees

Among the insects that visit my yard are little green bees, and what I call them is “little green bees.” I know that they’re technically “sweat bees,” but I usually don’t call them that, because it’s an icky name. That … Continue reading

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First Violet of 2019

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SITY: Birthday Spider

If you see a spider on your birthday, then it’s a Birthday Spider. This is my Birthday Spider. He was green (my favorite color), and he made this beautiful web.  

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