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Transformation of the Cicada

Transformation of the Cicada is alway a fascinating occurrence hatching out of a hard exoskeleton to flight. I captured this cicada on our back porch near our backdoor along with …

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Painted Lady Butterfly on a flower

Vanessa cardui is a well-known colorful butterfly, known as the painted lady, or in North America as the cosmopolitan. This butterfly has a strange habit of flying in a sort of screw shape.

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A Leaf with Heart

Today, while returning from lunch to my vehicle from a local restaurant in Shawnee, Oklahoma I observed this leaf on the parking lot. It couldn’t have came at a better …

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Mammatus Clouds Over Macomb, Oklahoma 

Mammatus Clouds Over Macomb, Oklahoma  Mammatus (mamma[1] or mammatocumulus), meaning “mammary cloud”, is a cellular pattern of pouches hanging underneath the base of a cloud, typically cumulonimbus rainclouds, although they …