Journey Of A Ladybug

Gauging a distance
Journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step
Heading toward a slope
Closer to the edge
Wow, that’s long drop
Better take a long route
At last, some shade and safer too

…All in search of the wild and elusive Aphid.

Birds In Snow

House finch
Male House Finch (Carpodacus Mexicanus)
Chickadee
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla)
Song sparrow
Song Sparrow (Melospiza Melodia)
Cardinal
Male Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Junco
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)
Titmouse
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)