The Dashing Dragonfly

Birds aren’t the only colorful creatures that fly and eat insects…

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Isn’t this dragonfly cool looking?

His head is basically made up of two giant eyes that allow him to see in almost every direction.  He has two sets of wings which he is able to operate independently, allowing him to dart and dive and even move backwards.

I confess that these large insects make me nervous when they buzz past me without warning.  My first instinct is to think that an overgrowm bee has chosen me for its bullseye; but once I realize it is a dragonfly, I find them absolutely mesmorizing.

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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One Response to The Dashing Dragonfly

  1. Great close-up of the dragonfly!!

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