So yeah, I was home for the first half of August and, even though the weather here in Missouri has turned decidedly cooler now, it was still full-on summer back then. I spent more time photographing things on the property then too including this SNOWBERRY CLEARWING, a species of moth:
I tried to spend some time outdoors away from the hustle and bustle and ended up snapping photos of quite a few things, most of which I uploaded iNaturalist. Here's a HACKBERRY EMPEROR:
But after our meetings concluded, I wasn't heading home. Nope, I was headed to Oregon where I was to guide two back-to-back tours! My next post will be rich in photos from farther west, I assure you.