Category Archives: Critters

A new visitor

As mentioned before, we don’t mind sharing our apples, and in the fall, we tend to be too lazy to harvest the ones on top of the tree make sure to leave some for our winter guests. They remain largely … Continue reading

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Busy bee

On one side of our garden, along the fence to a neighbour’s driveway, there is a patch of marigolds that usually does not get a lot of attention. By us humans, that is, because this winged visitor could not quite … Continue reading

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Friday night turtle II

Photo taken by the husband in Marsa Fukeri (Egypt) earlier this year. Notice the remora latched onto her back. We repeatedly watched turtles trying to scrape off their somewhat cumbersome passengers but these guys are usually back in place within … Continue reading

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Dispensation from gravity

Stepping into the husband’s office this afternoon, I spotted this: Intrigued, I stepped closer: And yes, I do realize that this apparent miracle is a reflection on my housekeeping skills or lack thereof. But I have been known to go … Continue reading

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Random* cat post V

* as in “random pictures of my cats”, not “pictures of random cats”. Although I might do that, too.:)

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Sunday dugong

Sorry about the long silence — caused by a variety of factors, first and foremost by the demise of my old computer and, consequently, my having to get used to a new one, which included a new operating system that … Continue reading

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Tuesday night turtle — and a plea

A while back I promised more turtle pictures, so here is another photo taken in the Red Sea earlier this year. As you can see, turtles rather like to snack on the occasional jelly fish swimming by. This is as … Continue reading

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