“He viewed us, as we passed him by,
With calm and yet with questioning eye,
But moveless still, as though the stone
Were portion of his being’s own.” ― Edward Robeson Taylor
Living in Texas, during the month of August, is akin to living on the receiving end of hair dryer – hot, dry, and windy.
Last year was one of the worst summers on record. This year, not so much. We’ve actually seen a good bit of rain with below average temperatures. This week, my daughter and I ventured over to a local nature preserve to enjoy the cool weather and to get a bit of exercise. As you know by now, I don’t go outside without my camera.
During our nature walk, we came across this interesting lizard. And by came across, I mean he darted out of the bushes, bounded off our feet, skittered into the brush, and up a tree.
I’m not going to lie, we squealed like little girls.