Had a very nice visit with 8 or so friends. We have a weekly coffee get together, rotating to different homes. Talking to my brother afterwards I realize that I forget not everyone has this. It’s nice to be a part of a chosen, created community of people with common interests.
I just adore frogs and this little friend is a leopard frog!
Interesting little mushroom. Looks like a chocolate swirl!
An unidentified but very interesting moth…
Delicate little mushroom…
Scientists studying one of the fastest-warming regions of the global ocean say changes in this region are so sudden and vast that in effect, it will soon be another limb of the Atlantic Ocean, rather than a characteristically icy Arctic sea.
What the fuck is happening in the United States. This is a fucking nightmare.
Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three “tender age” shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned.
Lawyers and medical providers who have visited the Rio Grande Valley shelters described play rooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis. The government also plans to open a fourth shelter to house hundreds of young migrant children in Houston, where city leaders denounced the move Tuesday.
Funny story… i go outside to move the hose. Come back and as I’m coming into the house, door open, I realize, too late, that there is a big black snake at my door. In he goes. So, now, I’ve got a black snake hiding under my cabinets. Ah, life in the country. 😂