Category Archives: Spiders and Insects

Conehead – Neoconocephalus triops

The Coneheads were a joke that ran much too long on Saturday Night Live and even spawned a movie.  But, this post is not about them; it’s about this: Don’t see it? How about now? Still don’t see it? Let … Continue reading

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Gnat Graveyard

I’ve written before about one of the joys here in Hawaiʻi . . . bugs.  By the way, THIS is a bit worrisome of an article. As much as I don’t like bugs (don’t hate them, either) I know they are of … Continue reading

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Mantis Moth

Just a quick post . . . yesterday evening as I returned from fulfilling the traditional male role of “taking out the garbage” I noticed something on the wall.  This Praying Mantis looks to be a juvenile. That’s confirmed by … Continue reading

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Hawai’i – Saddle Road Part I

Occasionally, when I have photos posing a processing challenge, I resort to using DxO OpticsPro 11. The program is excellent at post-processing photos, but I seldom use it because it is more time consuming than other software I have. In … Continue reading

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Back at home base

I’m back home. First off, I apologize to all the people whose blogs I follow. I don’t know if I’ll get to everything I missed while I was gone. I’ll get to some, but probably not all.  You see, November is … Continue reading

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August Bugs . . .

. . . also from 2014. In fact, from the same day as the previous gallery of flowers. Following up on the previous post, here’s the rest of the photos shot on August 15, 2014. These are all macros of … Continue reading

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Flowers and Bugs and observations

Taking a break from the fabric shop, I return to my summer staple post; flowers and bugs. OK, I’m adding other stuff that intrudes on my otherwise blissful life and despite myself has me think about said stuff.  As usual, … Continue reading

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