29-Jul-2016interesting red and black bug
Happened upon this little guy while I was walking the dogs this afternoon. It looks like some kind of wingless wasp.
Update: My Twitter friend, @devans00, ID’d the bug for me: Dasymutilla occidentalis (Linnaeus)
@koogmo Do you think it could be a red velvet ant? A type of wasp. https://t.co/Hd0amLrrXU
— Blue Honey (@devans00) July 30, 2016
15-May-2015Sunset cloud over H-Mart
22-Jan-2013Was walking home yesterday and came across this guy just sitting there on the sidewalk
Petrified frog? Lizard? Sun-burnt visitor from some distant alien planet?
08-Jun-2012driving home in the rain
Wednesday, June 6th, 2012: Heading north on Jupiter Rd. in Plano, Texas at about 3 o’clock in the afternoon.
24-May-2012chasing water sprinklers
Our dachshund, Coco, chasing water sprinklers.
I bought a birdfeeder at the flea market last weekend, made out of an old brake drum and railroad spikes welded into the shape of a stick figure man. I also bought a birdhouse made from Texas license plates, but so far no birds have shown any interest in moving in. Maybe because it’s Texas, […]
13-Apr-2012Hassled by The Man on a Friday Night
One of Plano’s finest pulled me over just as I was about to merge onto the freeway on my way to Dallas for some Mexican food Friday night.
Probably got me for speeding, I thought, pulling into the U-Haul parking lot. But no. He says he pulled me over for failing to signal a lane […]
04-Mar-2012Walkin’ the Rails
Took the truck in for an oil change and tune-up. From the shop I walked out to a set of abandoned railroad tracks on the other side of I-75.
You don’t always need to buy round-trip plane tickets to destinations exotic and unknown in order to go traveling. All you need to do is step […]
03-Jan-2012First fill-up of 2012
Getting gas at the Texaco station on K Ave. in Plano, Texas.