Category Archives: creatures

I run into a lot of creatures, snakes, lizards, bugs, spiders etc. If I find any that are interesting I will post them here.

Baby possum!


We dropped the kids off at my parent’s house this afternoon and they have a family of opossums living under their front porch. The babies are about the size of small rats. Apparently they are good for your yard as … Continue reading

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Wolf Spider – Rhabidosa rabida (Araneae: Lycosidae)

A big Wolf Spider (Rhabidosa rabida) in my front yard

Wolf Spider – Rhabidosa rabida (Araneae: Lycosidae) While trimming the ivy and vines in the front yard I disturbed this large Wolf Spider and it popped out of the leaves and started running around. I found several while trimming but … Continue reading

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Creek adventure with son


Today I went to a nearby creek that feeds into White Rock Lake with my youngest son.┬áIn spite of falling in the water and mud several times, we had an awesome time. I think we started by the Fernald street … Continue reading

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