There may be many of these posted in here over the years but here is my take on some ive photographed. They sure are small making for tricky focus subjects.
Spotted some shield bug eggs on the underside of a holly leaf. I then photographed their development over the next few weeks until they dispersed after their first moult into 2nd instar nymphs. Turned out to be Hawthorne shield bugs.
The latest results are in. A man and a woman were both exposed to the same identical aural and visual stimuli in an identical setting. A brain scan was performed to determine and define their different reactions to the same stimuli. Helps explain why men and women sometimes have difficulty getting on the same page.
This old mill is the most visited site along the entire 450 + miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway.. The water flue to the waterwheel comes in from the left, powers the massive water wheel on the other side of this structure, and dumps into the lake on the right. Most published pictures of this mill focus only on the waterwheel side. I can't pass this place without firing off a few shots.
In the front of the building, next to the big tree stump, you can see two massive grind stones used in the mill's operations. Believe it or not, there's a strong collector market for these old mill stones. Virtually all of them end up in some sort of landscape design.