Posts in: Insect

Day 296 of Project 365: Cheechaw the spider.

This is Cheechaw, our house spider. She sits serenely above us all and eats all of the nasty bugs that come around. I love her. I had to get up on a step-stool to take this photo and even then I had to lift my arms way above my head. I named her “Cheechaw” for no particular reason at all except that I call most wee sweet creatures “Cheechaw”. It’s a generic term of endearment which probably originated from Lindsay Bluth’s chicken dance.

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Days 176-184 of Project 365: June and on and on.

Howdy, strangers! I forgot (again) how quickly these pile up when I run out of energy before I can post them each day. I will have to figure out another schedule. But here are some glimpses of the past week or so, plus a throwback photo my mom sent because last Wednesday I fell asleep before remembering to take a picture. [gallery ids=“93849,93851,93853,93854,93855,93856,93857,93858,93859” type=“rectangular”] Pretty much every workday starts out great and ends up with me being the tiredest person to ever tire.

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Day 124 of Project 365: Maybe bee?

This insect crawled around on the deck long enough for me to run back inside and grab my dSLR and macro lens. I took many photos but without my tripod only a few were usable. My usual floral subjects don’t move around so much. Upon first glance, I assumed it was a bee, but after some preliminary research I am not so sure. If you know, please tell me! [Update: Based on the tiny antennae and only two wings, I am fairly confident that this is a bee-mimic fly.

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I acknowledge that I live and work on stolen Cowlitz, Clackamas, Atfalati, and Kalapuya land.
I give respect and reverence to those who came before me.

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