Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The God of Small Things


The wild overgrown garden was full of the whisper and scurry of small lives - rat snake, yellow bullfrogs, mongoose.
-Arundhati Roy - The God of Small Things


Outrageously beautiful Coleus


Rabid Wolf Spider


Spicebush Swallowtail on Ironweed 


Ruby-throated Hummingbird on Cardinal Flower


Handsome Trig (bush cricket family)

Half the joy in life is in little things taken on the run.  Let us run if we must - but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open so that nothing worth our while shall escape us.  And everything is worth its while if we can only grasp it and its significance.
-Victor Cherbuliez

Carpenter Bee


Carpenter Bee



Pink Gentian - the queen bee wildflower of Indigo Hill


Unidentified Cricket

Unidentified frog freshly emerged from the tadpole sanctuary


Milkweed Tussock Moth Larvae on Common Milkweed

We can do not great things, only small things with love.
- Mother Teresa

Pokeweed

Unidentified Grasshopper


Prairie Coneflower


Milkweed Tussock Moth Larvae on Common Milkweed


Pine pitch


Unidentified Hymenoptera



Spotted Apatelodes Moth Larvae


Spined Micrathena


Great Spangled Fritillary


Duranta erecta is a species of flowering shrub in the verbena family Verbenaceae, native from Mexico to South America and the Caribbean. Common names include Golden DewdropPigeon Berry, and Skyflower. In Mexico, the native Nahuatl name for the plant is Xcambocoché.

The God of Small Things is alive and well and living in Whipple, Ohio
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