Another visitor

This little guy seemed to like this rose as much as I do – he stayed on it for most of the day. He, or she, is the usual color. Beautiful, don’t you think?

A backyard visitor

As I came around the corner of my patio, I was stopped in my tracks by this little – rather big – praying mantis sunning himself on the block fence. He agreed to pose for me a couple of times before taking off.