This crab spider was crawling across my jeans, so I took some practice shots with my borrowed 50mm lens.
I found this dragonfly on the wing in Ithaca, NY.
Wooly Aphids (Eriosomatinae) fly slowly and fairly aimlessly, looking like small tufts of cotton or fur. I never bothered to find out what they looked like while standing still until now. (Match head for comparison.)
I killed a female housefly that hadn’t laid eggs before they hatched. This is the mess it made on my laptop (not counting other smaller piles of maggots that landed elsewhere).
There’s another picture, if you can stomach it.
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Apparently, stick insects live in Vermont. This is the first one I’ve ever seen in the wild, anywhere.
A variety of insects from Namsan Mountain in Seoul: shown here, a Fulgorid Leafhopper and a Painted Lady butterfly.
These are some pictures I took in a very photogenic park in Tokyo. This crimson darter stole the show.
The best use that I could think of for an old iPhone was to put it by the front door (more specifically, the coat closet) so that it could tell me the weather.
This is a farewell to the best and most functional piece of furniture I’ve ever owned: a homemade lofted bed that I built 6 years ago. Over that time, it grew into an important piece of my own life, combining a sleeping space, a work space (although not a home office), and all the functions of a bedroom in between. (Also, at one point it was disassembled into two pieces and moved across the house in an elaborate shuffle of furniture.)
This highly optimized piece of living space is proof of only one thing: you will not get it right on the first try. There is only one of you, and you are not a finished product; nobody can design your workspace but you.