Pumpkin Down

Pumpkin Sunset

How low can a pumpkin go?

Big Red Sunset

Lower than the sharpest knife in the drawer.

HaPPy CaRviNG, FoLkS!

Uncle Tree

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Sideways Sunsets

Sideways Sunset

Distance is relative when flying sideways into the sunset. 

Plane pretty

Relatives seem distant at times for good reason.

Fall's first sunset

If the Sun ever needs another reason to set,

we’re all relatively screwed.  

Halloween profile from Facebook

Uncle Tree

 

Introducing: Ruby The Hummingbird

Ruby

“Good golly, Uncle Tree! This red stuff is the bomb!”

Here comes Ruby

Here she comes now making a beeline for the feeder.

Immature female ruby-throated hummingbird

“Sweet uncle, hate to tell you, but my lifeline has a leak!”

Hummingbird

No worries, young lady, we won’t let the well go dry.

Hummingbird hiding

“Can you see me now, Uncle Tree? I’m chiming in.”

Hummingbird dribbling nectar

Careful now, Ruby. You can only drink so much in one setting.

One last hummingbird hug

I’ll leave when I’m darn well ready, dear uncle.

10 seconds tops. I got this hankering.

Sit still and take pictures.

Make me famous.

Love you!

Ruby

Petunia Lover

Petunia Lover

Oh, my Sweet Lord! Can you help me straighten things out here?”

White-lined Sphinx Moth

“My dear sweet petunia dear…WoWzer, how I loveth thee!”

Moth Shadow

“Looketh not at my shadow. I’m not Batman for God’s sake!”

Sphinx Moth proboscis

“My one true love…quickly! Where did you hide my Viagra?”

Hummingbird Moth at rest

“Turneth down the lights, my dear, please. Spare me the magnanimity.”

No flash moth shot

“Buzz is the word fornication wishes it was.”

Buzz is the word

Photographs by Uncle Tree

Hummingbird Moth

Petunias