on a swivel

Quietly perched and giving us the 180 degree head turn like only an owl can give a Great Horned Owl waits in the early evening light for their day to begin.

Happy hunting to the owl and have a great weekend to all.

above the ridge

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While the weather posed no threat the clouds just seemed to grow and grow as the day went on.

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And although the landscape was brilliant the combination of earth and sky called out to be seen as one. The ridge-line and sky combined to become the one that they already are.

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Above the ridge,

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the ridge the clouds call home.

a flies eyes

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It is always a surprise when we look closely and find a flies eyes attached to what we thought was a bees body. Using Batesian mimicry to look like a bee when your really a fly a bee-fly mimic and yellow-jacket mmimic enjoy a sip of nectar from a late blooming sedum plant.

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It is always a surprise and reason to take a closer look at the insects in the garden.

 

finding color

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The clouds weighed on the earth like a weight on this October day yet colors sprang forth to brighten the landscape.

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Just a bit of snow lingers around the thermal features on Firehole drive although the next round is on its way.

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Finding color on a cloudy day where color abounds.

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