Spring has definitely arrived here in the South! Outside of not being able to breathe, it’s a very welcoming site. As I was walking around I came across the oddest creature that I can’t remember having noticed before.
It appeared like a miniature hummingbird. It flew up, down and around, forward and backwards, hovering just like and hummingbird. It also had a couple of hornet like stripes on its body that made me think that it was a bee.
After investigating online, (How did we ever survive, before the internet?) I learned that this little creature technically belong to Sphinx family of moths, and are known as a Hummingbird Moth or a Hawk Moth depending on which side of the pond you live. Which makes me wonder about the hawks on the other side.
Another sign that spring is here in the South, are the Dogwood trees. It looks like they will be blooming in time for Easter in a couple of weeks.