Sunflower Power Hours

Here’s two hours in the afternoon of one of my Great Sunflower Project sunflowers, timelapsed down to eight minutes. In addition to all the bees that visit it as it bops around in the breeze, at one point (about 1:35 in) this bloom gets the attention of a spotless ladybug, and later (about 6:52 in) the camera picks up the blurred-out shape of a squirrel cruising across the top of the fence in the background. Blink and you’ll miss ’em.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."