Wednesday, July 16, 2008

This and That Wednesday

For some reason I have been waking up at 530am this week and cannot go back to sleep. I do not have to get up at 530am so it's kind of frustrating to just lay there wide awake. So I have been getting some work done around the house before I meet my sister June to go walking. This morning there was quite a show in the sky with the sunrise so of course I had to grab my camera and take a few photos of the sunrise. Usually when the sky is that orange it means it's going to be a hot day in Cincy and the weather guys are telling me it's going to be in the 90's. Stay cool if you are in this heat and have a great day!!

If you click on this top one you can see a bird in between the wires.
Okay, here's a question for you. Has anyone ever heard of a Hummingbird moth? Look at the photo below. On the left hand side off to the side of the flowers you can see a creature hovering(click on it to make it bigger). I was in Indiana on Monday hanging with my good buddy Vickie and making some jewelry when she showed me these guys. At first I thought they were regular hummingbirds but they are smaller. But they are fast and zoom around like hummingbirds do, so it was really hard to get a photo of one. So has anyone heard of these guys before? And are they bugs or birds? Okay, I know I'm a city gal but I really never seen one before and they were all over her garden out in the country.

And just because I thought this last one was funny and reminds me of myself sometimes. Did you ever stop to think and then forget to start again? The dog cracks me up everytime. Have a great day!!


Christine of Epiphany said...

Drat, your photos aren't coming in!
Yes, I've seen hummingbird moths, they visit my mom's garden in Ky often. They're fascinating-looking, if you've never seen them before~ big fat heads, hummingbird body...weird things!

Thanks for visiting my blog, I didn't know Sisters of Charity had a school in it, at one time!
No, they don't mind if you walk around~ they have always been very friendly about that, from what I see. I hear there is a bit of a clamp-down on dogs, but I see little dogs being walked up there all the time.
However, the trail right next to the Sisters of Charity (old, shut down Delhi road) is a public trail, and you can go there with your dog whenever you like.

Donna said...

Hi Joan! Me TOO!! No Photos!! Did you do something different? Your other post pictures are there, it's just todays!! Happy day sweetie!hughugs

Brenda said...

I see em and that would be a big ol pretty bug with wings. Wonderful capture!

Kari (GrannySkywalker) said...

I've seen those hummingbird moths before. Randey took some pictures of them, thinking they were actual hummingbirds. But hummingbirds don't usually dive bomb you and certainly not at night. lol I did a post on them way back when ( I thought they were freaky. Kind of pretty, I guess, but FREAKY! lol


Cindra said...

I thought that was hummingbird!