Because …

Because a Great Blue Skimmer (Libellula vibrans)

Great Blue Skimmer (Libellula vibrans) P1150291

 perched atop the hummingbird feeder during his portrait session …

Great Blue Skimmer (Libellula vibrans) P1150296

the Hungry Hummingbird had to wait its turn.

Ruby Throated Hummingbird P1150386

Ruby Throated Hummingbird P1150391 Ruby Throated Hummingbird P1150388






As The Session continued, 

Great Blue Skimmer (Libellula vibrans) P1150469

the Big Furry Beast had to Entertain Himself,

Great Blue Skimmer (Libellula vibrans) P1150475

and three Young Tomatoes

P1150481met their Untimely Demise.

True Story.

The End.


Hummingbird Feeders — Not Just For Hummingbirds!

Waiting For The Hummer (Or Someone Like Him)

Sitting on my porch … waiting for a Hummer to visit the feeder … borrowed camera in hand …

Beyond the feeder, the Mountain Bluet is still flowering.




At the feeder … nothing.




Beyond the feeder, the neighbor’s yard is aglow in the sunshine.



At the feeder … a bit of glowing as well. (But no hummer.)




Beyond the feeder, the Hanging Basket blooms with reckless abandon.




While at the feeder …






The Visitor hums in!