Thursday, July 30, 2009

Wiseguys

Silver Springs






As you may have guessed I picked up a disk load of material on our trip to Silver Springs. M and I had a nice relaxing day strolling through an almost empty park since it was on a Thursday. There were a few bus loads of field trippers but they had color coated t-shirts and traveled in easy avoidable packs.

One interesting site was Silver Springs’ impressive displays of an avian nature. They were peppered through out the park and you simply can’t help but stop at each station and admire them. I guess like any group, much like our blogging community there will always be a couple of wiseguys to stir up the peace and cause trouble. This is a story of just such a case.

WiseGuy: Brawk! Hey FatBoy!
I: What the he…??
I to M: Who said that? I am about to pop somebody up side the head…
M: ~laughs~
I: Who you calling FatBoy, birdbrain!
WiseGuy: Brawk! FatBoy! Brawk!
M points at sign: “Don’t touch, we bite”
I to M: I am not going to touch him; I am going to pinch his head off!
I to WiseGuy: I bet you taste just like chicken!
WiseGuy: Brawk! FatBoy! Brawk!
M: ~ROFL~
I to M: I don’t see what’s so funny. How rude?
I: ~takes WiseGuy’s picture for later review~
M and I: ~Walk away, while M tries not to spit her Diet Coke out~

WiseGuy: Brawk! CYA FatBoy! Brawk!

M and I started our new diet this week. M of course is only participating for my benefit as she is quite perfect as she is! She prepared a lovely dish just last night with bits of …. Errrr…. Chicken, yea it was chicken!

Thanks for stopping by,

Craig Glenn

PS. No animals were eaten in the making of this post.





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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Mystery Critter Wednesday 9 Solved

Silver Springs
(Photo by Maureen)


What a great turnout this week! The first to post the correct answer was Richard from At The Water. Runners up include: Scot aka Scooter, well because he has to win 'cause mama said. In his defense he did tell me Giraffe off line and was just trying to be funny with 'sock puppet'. The Bug Lady, well she just flat out missed this week but rallied after the fact via email. (Good luck with that drinkin' problem J) Tom, aka the fishing guy, was second to post the correct answer. I knew he would get it since he has a giraffe at his home in Ohio. (I know this 'cause I seen'd a picture of him) Tom also was right about this guy being male, so extra plug for Tom. (You will have to trust me on this one, but this Giraffe was definitely male)

Also a special welcome to Sandi for her first MCW. Sandi is an awesome writter so check out her blog. Marvin, was another new player and has an great nature blog from the ozarks, not sure what an ozark is but I am anxious to find out! Please pay him a visit as well.

Thanks to everyone else for playing along and visiting my humble nature blog.

Craig Glenn

Mystery Critter Wednesday Round 9

Silver Springs




Welcome back to Mystery Critter Wednesday. Todays Mystery Critter is from Silver Springs. I think I made this way too easy but we will see. I do know that this will be really hard for the Bug Lady since it has been many years since she has been to Florida. Tom is from Ohio though and should find this quite easy. As usual Scotter gets to win, 'cause mama said... lol. Have fun and thanks for stopping by to play.


Craig Glenn

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Little Deer

Silver Springs
Click to enlarge





I forget the name of these little deer. There were cute though.


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Craig Glenn

Monday, July 27, 2009

Capybara

Silver Springs




More critters from our adventures at Silver Springs.


Now that's a RAT!


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Craig Glenn

Friday, July 24, 2009

Crowned Crane



I told Joan that Maureen and I were going to Silver Springs and she asked for some good critter shots. Imagine our supprise when we found several African critters. This is the first of several post from our trip to the central Florida park. I hope you enjoy!



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Craig Glenn

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Babies!

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M and I were building cabinets today and noticed a mama mockingbird coming back and forth with food in her mouth. I noticed her flying into a Crepe Mertle. I told M that I bet there was a nest with babies. We went to check it out and this is what we found. Click to enlarge the baby photo's for a better view.














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Craig

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Sun Flowers Part III

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Everyone wanted to see some life in the Sun Flowers so here ya go! I am pretty sure this is a Green Jumping Spider.

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Craig Glenn

Monday, July 13, 2009

Sun Flowers Part II

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Craig Glenn

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Sun Flowers Part I




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Craig Glenn

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Practice Run



"Nice formation girls!"

"We are going to nail the fly over competition this year!”



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Craig Glenn

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Bee Flowers









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Craig Glenn



Monday, July 6, 2009

Great Blue Heron


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Craig Glenn

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Romalea guttata

Eastern Lubber Grasshopper


Thanks for stopping by,

Craig Glenn





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