April is winding to a close and there’s been a few bouts with serious weather in the last week. The above photo wasn’t one of them, but it sure looked dramatic. The mammatus clouds preceded a thunderstorm that kept its distance to the west of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Oklahoma.
A nighthawk was flying against the darkening sky, then taking a sudden dive with his wings whirring as he tried to impress a lady somewhere on the ground. Read the rest of this entry »
Early spring began in late February here in southwest Oklahoma. Henbit is a common “weed” but when it blooms it adds a welcome flood of color to a landscape that had been brown for months. Read the rest of this entry »