The Little Pollinator that Could

Today's image is a bee from the genus Agapostemon, a striped sweat bee gathering pollen from some Echinacea flowers next to our mailbox. It might be difficult to see, but you might notice the yellow "saddlebags" that the little bee is sporting. I'd seen that before but never gave it much thought, but it seems …

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The New Journey Begins

I've decided to return to WordPress using a paid account.  Github Pages was a good way to make static pages, but posting new items was cumbersome and took quite a few iterations to get right.  I also wanted an option for having feedback and curated comments on posts, which wasn't easy to do on Github.  …

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