Haiku: Downy Woodpecker

Nesting in dead trees

Acrobatic sassy birds

Drilling for insects

Read up on these delightful birds and be sure to listen to their songs and calls. 

 

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/30/17

 

 

Haiku: Luna Lovely

From the trees emerge
Large and lime colored short-lived
Natures giant wonder

Luna Moth photographed in Linwood, WV late April
Luna Moth photographed in Linwood, WV late April

Read about the Luna Moth…don’t use pesticides that kill them and plant their favorite trees to attract the lovelies.

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/29/17

Contributing photos from Deirdre Connolly, Inwood, WV 4/17

Haiku: Formation

Nature carves and lifts
Placing hardness on the earth
lasting Irish rocks

On-site map of the Grand Causeway
On-site map of the Grand/Giant’s  Causeway

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/27/17

Photo by PamelaWLucas, Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland 5/16

Obesity is huge…Golden Brodie gives the scoop

Dang…did you know that obesity in dogs and cats is truly a problem…yeah…a life compromising situation for your pets?  Well, here you go…read up…information is power right?!…The Association for Pet Obesity is ready to help.

I’m a retriever…I love to eat…I could chow down on  anything…anytime of the day or night.  However, I am golden blessed with my peeps and vet who keep me on a healthy track…but darn…could I get a bacon strip now and then…or perhaps a piece of that pizza?!?! Not in my house…paws up for staying trim and healthy.

Golden mantra:  Reduce treats and increase exercise

Haiku: Evolving

Metamorphosis

Life cycle protects and saves

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

newly emerged Eastern Swallowtail
Newly emerged Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 4/25/17

Photo provided by Kat DeYoung, Prescott, Arizona, 2017

Haiku: spring rain drops

wet drops hanging on
all of nature embraces
sweet moisture brings life

 

See nature’s beauty in Virginia… natural history gallery of wildflowers and mushrooms