Fall Colors on the Prairie

(This post originally published in October 2010) Here are a few images I recently took in the Prairie Meadow, exhibiting the fall colors that are now upon us. The first image is a sunflower that is covered with the early morning frost:   The meadow is covered with Smooth Sumac that is now showing their […]

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A New Little Friend

(This post originally published in September 2010) Yesterday morning I had a wonderful time in the nearby Prairie Meadow. And only limited time to enjoy the meadow … deer season (archery only) opens tomorrow, so I only had yesterday and this morning (if it isn’t raining) and then will need to avoid this area for […]

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How to Properly Build a Web Site

(This post was originally published in September 2010) When I concluded my last prairie meadow photo session, I was leaving the area via the woodland trail. As I walked down the trail, I looked above me and happened to see a Marbled Spider (Araneus marmoreus), which is one of the orb weaver spiders, moving about […]

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Yesterday in the Prairie Meadow (Re-post)

Just got home from a quick, 2-day photo trip to northwest Missouri’s Squaw Creek NWR, a very special place to visit … especially in the fall and spring bird migrations. The reason for the trip? How about 200+ Trumpeter Swans! I’ll post about the trip very soon … but I have to first download and […]

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Spidey

The subject of today’s post is a spider I met once I emerged from the woodland trail that leads to the prairie meadow near my house. This image was made a couple of weeks ago, just before the extreme heat began to build in the area. Unfortunately, I could not get a shot of the […]

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