Last Night 2: Cruise Control

I already used the title ‘Last night’ long ago, so this is a sequel I guess, and I needed an appropriate indicator of how good it will be. This was the most recognizable, appearing on everyone’s list…

There has been a female barn spider (Araneus cavaticus) maintaining a huge web right alongside the front porch for several days now, but she only occupies it at night, read more

Supplies are low, outlook bleak


The last couple of months this year have been pretty poor for macro photography, from what appeared to be a bad birthing season to begin with, through a long drought that ended as the weather turned much colder, so subjects have been few and far between, and it’s only going to get worse from here (until it gets better again, but that’ll probably be in the spring.) So read more

Stick with fashion

So, right outside the same porch mentioned in the previous post has been a pair of large orb webs occupied by barn spiders (Araneus cavaticus), both females – it was only one for a few days, then another moved in. And curiously, their webs were almost stacked while the centers read more