Thursday, August 2, 2012

The Kolden Report: Nothing but webs (and one tiny cowboy) August 2nd, 2012

Hi, kids!
 
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Now, on to the report!
 
Driving to work  recently, I was STUNNED.  We'd had a bit of rain and droplets were clinging to everything.
 
 
A veritable HIGHWAY of spider silk was visible in the foliage.
 
 
Orb weaver's neat web.  (Could this be kin to my Charlotte?)
 
 
Billowy web.
 
 
Concentric circles.
 
 
Poor housekeeper?
 
 
Neat as a pin.
 
 
The "neighborhood".
 
 
Under construction.
 
 
Handyman's dream?
 
 
Unusual design.
 
 
WHOLE lotta weaving going on!
 
 
"X" marks the spot.
 
 
 
 
I had to watch every step.  Between the silk "highways" and the multitude of webs, I couldn't help but wonder if we destroy their work, their homes, their livelihood -  every time we walk in the tall grass? 
 
Coverage.
 
 
Webs, webs....everywhere!
 
 
Tidy center, ragged edges.
 
 
Itty, bitty.
 
 
Opportunist.
 
 
Droopy.
 
 
 
 
Tidy trio.
 
Love the shadowy color here.
 
 
Beginner's web?
 
 
I LOVE this tiny cowboy!   Bet he sleeps with as much of his gear as his Mamma will allow.
 
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Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Benjamin Franklin

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