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Black and White
photography from the Chesapeake Bay watershed by Bill Emory
Anaxyrus americanus americanus
I was fixing to clean up around the base of my sycamore tree, ran into this fellow. Postponed the cleanup.
When cold weather comes, these toads dig backwards and bury themselves in the dirt of their summer homes, or they may choose another site in which to hibernate. Their diet includes crickets, mealworms, earthworms, ants, spiders, slugs, centipedes, moths, and other small invertebrates. Some of these toads have been known to live over 30 years and currently a female specimen (over 13 centimeters long) is living healthily into her late 30s.–
pines and prisoners
The US RT 90 bridge at the Apalachicola River, the west side. Built when people still believed in beauty.
“The original Victory Bridge, completed in 1922 at a cost of $1,000,000 USD,is no longer used, having been replaced in 1994-1996–
the things we choose to surround ourselves with, like gut fauna, very personal..
Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty. In its more technical epistemological perspective, it is defined as the study of subjective and sensori-emotional values, sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste.–
Blue Ridge Tunnel
Please help support our mission to restore and preserve the Claudius Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel as a valuable historical asset and recreational destination for both Nelson and Augusta counties in Virginia.–
Blue Ridge Tunnel Foundation
keeping them off the furniture
live long and prosper, almost