The blue mud dauber wasp is a striking, metallic blue insect.
Look but don’t collect the stunning wood lilies.
A rainbow of striking color, the red-banded leafhopper is well adorned.
It is a dangerous world out there.
“Are they really roaches?” she asked. Yes, I said, but not the bad kind.
Birds, poets, writers, healers, drinkers, weavers, cooks, insects–just about everyone loves mulberry trees.
Most of us have been called worse at one time or another.
Poison hemlock on the Vineyard? Yes, but just a little bit.
Is there ever too much of a good thing? I don’t want to believe it to be true when it comes to peas, a spring favorite.
Leonardo da Vinci admired the human foot, noting that it “is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.”
Tom Hodgson of West Tisbury found a unicorn in the state forest.
Even during a pandemic, there is no reason to be bored.

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