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Nature Walk: Chicago

October 22, 2016 - I was in Chicago earlier this fall and my cousin took me to the West Ridge Nature Preserve in the middle of an urban Chi...
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Four amazing beetles

November 30, 2015 - It's estimated there are over one million species of insects on the planet and of all the insect orders, the Beetles, (C...
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Packing Pollen

October 13, 2015 - Bees, wild and domestic, thrive on nectar, but they also can't live without pollen. Bees gather pollen to feed their gro...
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Night Life

July 30, 2015 - Ever since the Moth Festival at Taconic State Park last year (see July 22, 2014 http://www.anaturalpointofview.com/blog/...
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NewBees

July 28, 2015 - Last week I was fortunate to be able to tag along with the new beekeeper who has placed more than 6 hives around the far...
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Reproducing Spring

June 02, 2015 - Spring has been especially long this year for it began early in March when my husband and I fled canyons of snow for the...
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A Matter of Scale

February 28, 2015 - When I post my photos, the image you see is not at all to scale. The magic of digital macro-photography and the ever-use...
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A Good Year's End

December 14, 2014 - A greeting for the holiday season, some updates, and a little house-cleaning as well. Last spring (March and June 2014)...
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With gratitude for beauty and mystery

November 25, 2014 - It's Thanksgiving week. What am I grateful for? For my good health, my family and friends. I'm grateful for the endless...
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EAT, Prey, Love

August 31, 2014 - It surprises and fascinates me when I photograph an insect eating. So I think it is time to present the EAT part of the...
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Do all insects have wings?

April 18, 2014 - Do all insects have wings? This question came up while I was at the University of Georgia Campus in Costa Rica this past...
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Leaf-cutters

February 27, 2014 - We headed south the first part of February, to Texas and then to Costa Rica. While in Texas we visited two of my favorit...
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Greetings!

December 17, 2013 - Lady Beetle on Queen Anne's Lace flower. This may be my favorite photo of the year. Look closely. Do you see two silhou...
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All dressed up to disappear

October 25, 2013 - Insect shapes, colors, patterns, and textures are infinitely interesting. And the insect world is rampant with finely-tu...
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Leaf Hoppers

September 25, 2013 - Last year I discovered leaf-hoppers. It took this one picture to learn that a beautiful and colorfully patterned group o...
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MAY is for Mayfly nymph

May 29, 2013 - For much of this month I have been fortunate to lead a few school groups in pond exploration. For me, "ponding" (that's...
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Signs of Spring

March 11, 2013 - Great Meadow National Wildlife Refuge in Concord is one of my favorite places to walk. It's the only natural area nearby...
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A winter bug

January 25, 2013 - I wanted to post an insect photo for January. Every winter these tiny red and black beetles come into our home to stay w...
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It's mid-August

August 14, 2012 - It is impossible to go outside and not see something new! Did you know that there are approximately 1,000,000 classified...
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It's a start...

July 29, 2012 - I've had this website for awhile now. I started with my Galapagos photos, but with the full intention of adding my photo...
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