So many amazing views and stories shared. :) Oh how I love this thread. ❤
Seeing this impressive architecture hanging from a tree limb during one of my recent walks reminds me of how some things are much better simply left alone and observed from afar, otherwise you're sure to stir up a whole helluva lot of potential pain:
Heyyy, I just came here to post a photo of my own namesake :)
Please excuse the poor quality photo! I could hear the bellbird much clearer than I could see him. And my cellphone doesn't do very good long distance zoom. He's the wee dark blob at the bottom of the photo.
Teasel, here is another teasel for you. I love these plants. The dried teasel I used to make miniature Christmas trees with. You stick them onto a large cone-shaped styrofoam, spray them green, and then frost them with artificial snow and put mini-lights and ornaments on them. It makes a cheery decoration for a holiday table.