Sometimes, the side facing away from the sun presents a better view. These fungi, a rather nondescript white on the top, were quite elaborate underneath. Gazing up the trunk of this tree, the beautiful and distinct rills and curves reminded me of the elaborate scrolls of a Corinthian column capital.
Some creatures aren’t afraid to stand out in the wild. This jumping spider was quite eye- (and lens-) catching. Thanks to Henderson State University’s site for the ID.
The water strider’s place in the world is fleeting, subject to the whims of wind and water.
- A fleeting variety: https://traveller2006.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/dp-weekly-photo-challenge-fleeting/
- Fleetness of dance: http://chasquita.com/2013/06/12/weekly-photo-challenge-fleeting/
- Fleeting youth: http://anaturemom.com/2013/06/10/weekly-photo-challenge-fleeting/
- Fleeting moment of sunset: http://mikehardisty.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/weekly-photo-challenge-fleeting-moment-2/
- Fleeting motion: http://stephaniemartinglennon.com/2013/06/10/fleeing-fleeting/
- Sunlight’s fleeting moods: http://throughtheluminarylens.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/weekly-photo-challenge-fleeting-rays-of-sunlight-turn-to-green-2/
And the source of all these fleeting moments:
Another set of the blooms that surround us. A followup to last month’s big bouquet.
Time, weather and insects become scrimshanders of sorts.
A prescribed burn in a neighboring county sent a long plume of smoke across the southern horizon.
Better known as butterfly weed, this native Arkansan was making its home in the filtered light understory on the south side of our ridge, not far from one of the deer paths.