22 July 2009

Friendly for now

These two bucks take time out of their feeding session to preen each other.

The buck on the right has a viral skin growth on its face
that apparently is common in young male deer.
It is not harmful to the animal.

20 July 2009

40 Years Ago Today

Man Lands on the Moon!
Here is a short visual summary of all the complicated maneuvers that went into that historic event.

19 July 2009

Plant Textures

Sensitive Fern
named for its sensitivity to frost

Wild Ginger
woodland perennial that makes a good groundcover in shade

Japanese Painted Fern

June Hosta