2009 Photos: Birds, Butterflies, Beautyberries, Bullfrogs, Bears and More

It's been a busy year -- little time for pictures -- but I have managed to snap a few. As always, I'm blessed to spend much of my time in places where we get to see a bit of wildlife, and I love sharing it.

(in roughly chronological order)

Cabbage moth and beach rocket
Cabbage moth and beach rocket
These guys flit around all summer and fall, and it's darned hard to get a clear shot of them.
photo by Mark Minasi