I came across this giant sunflower in an alley near my office. Sunflowers are one of my favorite flowers so I had to photograph it. I only had my iPhone with me but as they say, the best camera is the one you have with you. Maralee


Shevlin Park

It has been very hot here recently (it hit 99 degrees yesterday) which make it impossible for me to go for my lunch hour walks. So last evening I went to Shevlin Park knowing that it would be cooler in the shade of the trees. It was still quite warm but much more comfortable. I …

Hummingbird with Something to Say


This hummingbird sat with his mouth open for several minutes. I don't know if he was trying to say something, catching bugs, or just trying to stay cool in the 95 degree heat. Maralee

The Hummingbird and the Wasp

The Hummingbird and the Wasp

I didn't realize there was a wasp in this photo until I downloaded it.  The hummingbird is keeping a close eye on the wasp - wasps and bees have been known to out-maneuver  hummingbirds and sting them, resulting in death. Maralee