Wednesday, May 23, 2012

nature treat

ever feel like this?
or beautiful like this?
wow, a smiling cat or a moth?  (Catocala promissa)
love
babies to protect

threatened
oh come wind,,,

hide and seek
sweet nectar

how much is a bird in the hand worth?
it felt pretty special when a wee hummingbird flew into our garage - he was trying to fly out the glass window,,, greg saw him and released him back outside. so glad i got my camera. :)

i have the worst case of chiggers - it can make you go mad, seriously. my legs are covered from bottom to hips. i went to the doctor yesterday and got a steroid shot and i'm on a cortisteroid pack.  been washing with lye soap. this is day three and my legs feel raw - like i've been whipped with thorny stems.  chiggers feel like fire and itch at the same time.  i'm a little mad at 'prairie hill' right now - that's where i'm sure i got this.  but i did not take proper precautions.  it's always good to use bug spray (natural home made my choice) and bathe after being out in tall grass.  i hope to catch up on some sleep now.  i can't stand to be in the heat or in the sun - it makes it excruiating. i'll live,, i'll learn. in the meantime, hope you enjoy these 'nature treats'...

"all of nature reflects life's ups and downs." - fortune cookie

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful as usual... sorry you're still suffering...ugh. Hope it ends SOOON!

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  2. Wonderful series...
    That bird!

    Ouch!
    {a rhyme we snickered at as kids comes to mind...Running through the grass scratching my...}
    Tsk! Tsk!

    I hope you feel better soon.
    I've never heard of this affliction before...Thank you for the reminder to be conscientious!

    Sleep well Sandra.
    xo

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  3. I've not heard of it either! Yikes. Long pants next time, yah? Don't be mad at th' prairie! Look at all those wonders you photographed!! All amazing, but i just cant get over the colors of that butterfly! Thank you for taking these pics. Made my day.

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