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Insects etc. »

[30 Mar 2012 | 27 Comments | ]

An occasional sojourner in the pocket
of a forgotten flower, every nook
& hidden place glowing,
navigating the underworld
with one eye half-shut.


An ant navigates the underworld with one eye half-shut

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Pavement ant | Tetramorium caespitum

Birds »

[28 Mar 2012 | 13 Comments | ]

Settling in the pauses between seasons,
obscure coordinates frame a songbird’s journey
past a dying, dazzling sun.


A songbird's journey past a dying, dazzling sun

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Sparrow | Passer domesticus

Books | Art | Misc, Insects etc. »

[26 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

News from my bee adventures. The back cover of the March/April issue
of Orion Magazine features one of my bee images.

Devoted to creating a stronger bond between people & nature,
Orion is a fine environmental magazine available everywhere.

Let me know if you see the magazine.

Orion Magazine features one of my bee images

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Honey bee | Apis mellifera

Insects etc. »

[23 Mar 2012 | 10 Comments | ]

Never quite able to make the leap to the big time,
a katydid with a light touch
tells tales of small spaces.


A katydid with a light touch tells tales of small spaces

Insects etc. »

[21 Mar 2012 | 8 Comments | ]

Stranded in a wiry riddle,
a Black Swallowtail butterfly caterpillar
finds old-school magic in a labyrinth of fennel.


A Black Swallowtail butterfly caterpillar in a labyrinth of fennel

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Black Swallowtail butterfly | Papilio polyxenes

Insects etc. »

[19 Mar 2012 | 16 Comments | ]

A late-feeding cardinal leaps into spring,
leaving an after-image behind,
along with his shadow.


A late-feeding cardinal leaps into spring

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Northern Cardinal | Cardinalis cardinalis

Books | Art | Misc, Exhibitions, Insects etc. »

[16 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments | ]

Here’s another spread from my new picture book, Step Gently Out, a damselfly from the Huron River.

We’ll have a book signing and exhibition at Book Beat this Saturday, March 17,
and a signing and presentation on Sunday, March 18.

Here’s all the news and up-to-date information for the book, plus a book trailer: http://bugdreams.com/sgo/.
Step Gently Out book

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Ebony Jewelwing damselfly | Calopteryx maculata

Books | Art | Misc, Exhibitions, Insects etc. »

[14 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

My new nature picture book, Step Gently Out, is out.

Below is the title spread from the book.

We’ll have a book signing and exhibition at Book Beat this Saturday, March 17,
and a signing and presentation on Sunday, March 18.

Here’s the website with all the news and up-to-date information for the book,
plus a book trailer: http://bugdreams.com/sgo/


Step Gently Out book

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Honey bee | Apis mellifera

Books | Art | Misc, Insects etc. »

[12 Mar 2012 | 3 Comments | ]

Tomorrow is the official release date for my new picture book, Step Gently Out.

The cover image is below, and I’ll share more images from the book this week.

We’ll have a book signing and exhibition at Book Beat this Saturday, March 17,
and a signing and presentation on Sunday, March 18
as part of “Read in the Park” at Berkley High School.

Here’s the website with all the news and up-to-date information for the book,
plus a book trailer: BugDreams.com/sgo/.

Step Gently Out book cover

Insects etc. »

[9 Mar 2012 | 20 Comments | ]

The smallest spider wakes before dawn,
a living landscape points to a history
that might have been.


One small step