March Came In Like A Lion

A famous old saying about March winds is, “If March comes in like a Lion, it’ll go out like a Lamb. If it comes in like a Lamb, it’ll go out like a Lion.” It came in like a Lion here in Arkansas. I took the below photo on March 10th in the Ouachita National Forest here in… Read More »

Daffodil A Sign Of Winter’s End

The Daffodil blooms for a short time here around my place near the Ouachita National Forest. The rain we have had the past couple of weeks has knocked the flowers down. These flowers show to me that winter is almost over and the newborn wildlife will start appearing. I read that the Daffodil is the national flower of… Read More »

Sally Jones West Causeway

Today’s photo is in the area of the Sally Jones West Causeway at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. This area is on the northwest section of the tour road, and I am facing north. I have seen lots of birds in this area over the years. I had a photo published by National Geographic that I… Read More »

Gall On Oak Tree

This is a large Gall on an oak tree that I came across while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas back in December. I see a lot of these on my hikes but most of them are smaller. I stood next to this one to show the size. Plant galls are abnormal outgrowths of plant tissues,… Read More »

Hole Through Tree

I came across this tree with a hole through it while I was hiking in the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas this past December. I spend most of the winter hiking this forest, and so I get to see lots of cool looking trees. I usually don’t like being in my photos but I thought this would… Read More »