Cactus flowers in Capitol Park, Sacramento. I love the metallic green bee on the last one!

Whorled milkweed (Asclepias verticillata) at Clifton Gorge

Whorled milkweed (Asclepias verticillata) at Clifton Gorge

Things I ate at ESA pt 4: Tan tan men ramen at Shoki Ramen house.

Things I ate at ESA pt 4: Tan tan men ramen at Shoki Ramen house.

Things I ate at ESA pt 3: Pizza with gorgonzola dulce, pears, and honey at Hot Italian.

Things I ate at ESA pt 3: Pizza with gorgonzola dulce, pears, and honey at Hot Italian.

Things I ate at ESA pt. 2: Tom kha soup and drunken noodles at The Coconut Midtown (yes I went here for 2 lunches in a row!)

Things I ate at ESA pt. 2: Tom kha soup and drunken noodles at The Coconut Midtown (yes I went here for 2 lunches in a row!)

I am back from Sacramento AND I have internet at home again!

Things I ate at ESA pt 1: Fresh roll and green curry at The Coconut Midtown

arsvitaest:

"The Old Pine, Darien, Connecticut"
Author: John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816-1872)Date: 1872Medium: Oil on canvasLocation: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

arsvitaest:

"The Old Pine, Darien, Connecticut"

Author: John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816-1872)
Date: 1872
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

(via theherbarium)

poboh:

Moonlight, 1889, Henri-Joseph Harpignies. French (1819 - 1916)

poboh:

Moonlight, 1889, Henri-Joseph Harpignies. French (1819 - 1916)

(via kevin-bacon-casserole)

Opening of Amorphophallus paeonifolius

nemfrog:

Protea divaricata L. The botanist’s repository [H.C. Andrews], vol. 7 (1806-1807)

nemfrog:

Protea divaricata L. The botanist’s repository [H.C. Andrews], vol. 7 (1806-1807)

(via theherbarium)

astronomy-to-zoology:

A Pill Millipede (Sphaerotheriida) wiggling its antennae 
Video: Nico4nicola 

astronomy-to-zoology:

A Pill Millipede (Sphaerotheriida) wiggling its antennae 

Video: Nico4nicola 

(via rhamphotheca)

eumorpha-dream:

end0skeletal:

Caterpillars and the moths they turn into.

1. Sycamore Moth
2. Cecropia Moth
3. White Ringed Atlas Moth
4. Pale Tussock Moth
5. Regal Moth
6. Death’s Head Moth
7. Puss Moth
8. Luna Moth
9. Leopard Moth
10. Comet Moth

CATERPILLARS!!!

(via sweetaldehyde)

Red and black long-horned beetle on court street.

Red and black long-horned beetle on court street.

Luscious Virginia creeper down the street from me.

Opuntia (prickly pear) flower in a lovely cactus garden on East State.

Opuntia (prickly pear) flower in a lovely cactus garden on East State.