Sunning butterfly

Butterflies are self propelled flowers.  ~ R.A. Heinlein It’s times like this I wish I had a real camera that could do macros. This guy (gal?) was sunning at Donnelly Park playground in Turlock this past weekend.

Frog turd

“It is a stupid goose that listens to the fox preach” ~ French Proverb We have lots of geese around my workplace, and they leave presents all over the concrete.  This one caught my eye, I thought it was a frog.  Did it fool you?

Workplace critters – a wild turkey

Not very colorful (probably a female), but a bit out of sorts in our parking lot.  Poor thing.  It is nice to see nature near work, reminds me of the beauty outside of my cubicle. “For my own part I wish the Bald Eagle had not been chosen the Representative of our Country. He is…

Workplace critters – a mallard

“Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.” ~  Michael Caine This little guy crossed the road in front of me, then looked at me calmly as if to say “You late for work again?” There is plenty of wildlife, even in the suburbs, if you look for…