Category: Nature

Harlequin Cabbage Bug on broccoli plant 0

Harlequin Cabbage Bug

What are these stink bugs that look like lady beetles? Last night I stumbled across these guys on one of my broccoli plants. At first I thought they were anchor bugs, which would have...

The Antarctic ice sheet. 0

Shelved

I think most of us are aware of the news that the rapid melting of the ice shelf is unstoppable. After hearing that the ice shelf consists of snow deposits that accumulated over the...

20140511_094831_Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail 0

Mother’s Day Hikeadelic

Today is Mother’s Day, and the kids insisted that we leave for our planned outing (hiking) immediately. I suppose that Ana’s true Mother’s Day present was a quiet, childless morning. My sons and I...

Mystery Insect 0

Lady Beetles

I recently started taking 15-minute breaks at work to walk, soak in the world around me, and escape the desk and keyboard. These breaks offer some great fresh air and a needed renewal of...