Author Archives: Mardi
The Luna Moth is a beautiful creature to see. One of the largest moths in North America, it sports a 4.5 inch wingspan. The wings are a solid lime green with striking eyespot markings on long, tapering hindwings. These eyespots … Continue reading
This photo shows a Viceroy butterfly supping on the nectar of a thistle on a warm, summer day. There are clearly other diners at this feast, but I don’t know who they are. This photo was taken in KY in … Continue reading
The snow is melting fast although there are still four foot piles of snowplow snow. They will take awhile, but the meadow is showing signs of green and soon the pincushion cactus will be blooming. Butterflies will soon be flitting … Continue reading
The Rockies are getting a major snow dump. Last night was the second significant snowstorm in a week, and it is already April! It is gorgeous, it is cold, and it is icy, but I love it. It is a … Continue reading
Driving in the canyon seeing the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep is not uncommon. They are getting hungry at this time of year, and even a little moisture can bring up green grass along the highway. It is amazing to me, … Continue reading
I just finished this digital painting of Zoey, a Border Collie mix who wants to GO with her humans anytime, any place.
I have uploaded my Deaver-Forsythe genealogy database for those who are interesed. The Deavers arrived in America about 1673 and the Forsythes in the 1800′s. They met up in Morgan County, OH, and intermarried in Furnas County, NE.