Category Archive: Fauna

Teddy Bear

I think this little hummer outside my window looks like a little teddy bear.   Advertisements

Shhhhhhh, It’s a Surprise…

I love the surprise I got for my parents in Mexico.  Per prior agreement, I will soon be bringing them Raji, a rescue doggie from the States.  The surprise is I wanted to get a cool tag… Continue reading

Raji’s Breakfast!

  9 thongs, 2 coveted hair ties, 1 trusty bra, 5 shoes from 5 different pairs, 9 socks, electrical cord to charge computer, the box to my Sergei Paradjanov movie collection, and my… Continue reading


So, this little guy has taken up all my spare time.  He is for my parents who want a dog for their home in Mexico.  I had the bright idea to rescue one for… Continue reading

While We are on the Subject…

Isn’t this photo wonderful???!!!  I found it while doing some research on this hummingbird.  Dubi Shapiro was kind enough to let me use it.  I wanted to share this video about the Spatultail.  Every… Continue reading


Wow!  I can’t believe it has been this long since a post.  I’m sorry about that.  I am having issues with my computer shutting down often enough for me to avoid being on… Continue reading

One Egg

While breakfasting on my patio today, I noticed the hummingbird, which has been rebuilding a nest this past week in her old spot, sitting very still for many minutes at a time.  When… Continue reading

Hummer Nest Duel

A female hummingbird had been scavenging nesting material from a year-old nest outside my window to build another elsewhere throughout January.  Now that I have returned from my trip to Mexico, I have… Continue reading

Missed Shot

My mother and I were walking to the market yesterday when we rounded a corner a block from our house.  The street was empty of people and cars, however there was this horse tied… Continue reading

Offerings of Deer and Arrows and Feathers

On the back of this Huichol yarn painting the following is written on the wood: En este cuadro bemos (vemos) las ofrendas que estan aya en San Blas que es aya en Ayamara… Continue reading


  This is Maya.  She is the jaguar who watches over Casa de los Tulipanes.  Maya is the progeny of the late Alberto Bautista Gomez who specialized in burnished clay pieces.  Bautista Gomez began working with… Continue reading


Our very good friends have agreed to let me photograph some of the items in their collection for me to share with you here in exchange for some advice on their cellar and… Continue reading