May 17, 2010

Chips enjoys taunting animals much larger than herself.

Bob checks a pistachio tree branch to see how much of it is new growth.

Bob candles an egg to see the chicken inside.

May 18, 2010

The pistachio nut bud grows inside the fully formed outer shell.

Bright yellow cactus flower attracts insects to spread it's pollen.

Pablo climbs down from the pumphouse after helping to disassemble the roof for repairs.

May 19, 2010

The vein system in a pistachio leaf delivers water to the chlorophyll for food production.

A baby quail leaves a perfectly hinged egg behind after pecking it's way to freedom.

Stoking the fire for a going-away party.

Gabby celebrates his birthday on the same night with family.

May 20, 2010

Bob changes out the bulbs in the incubator to keep newly hatched chicks warm.

Gabby reaveals the blackened interior of a pistachio nut that has been infected with bugs.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

yay new photos, i really like them, as always. :) alisha