Junie's Place: Project Black #10 ~ Snake

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Project Black #10 ~ Snake

This is my Project Black post # 10.

~for more black posts go here!~

I saw this guy last year when I was doing some gardening work. This is a black Indigo snake and I knew he was non poisonous so I wasn't afraid to move in close...

( OOPS...Charles just told me this snake looks like a Black Racer..... I thought
not- because it didn't Race Away real fast like they usually do!
no black snakes in Fl are poisonous, I have read!)

He was more afraid of me than I was of him and I knew he wouldn't hang around for long.
I quickly went to get my camera and got a few pictures of him on this log before he slithered away!

I always like these unexpected encounters with the the critters that share our world.

Don't you? :)


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At 6:08 PM , Blogger Fred said...

Wow...I had the same thing happen to me a few weeks ago. I took a video of it.

I was sitting in my chair looking out at the pool and saw the three cats all together looking at something. They were following the snake as it was winding its way around the pool.

I'm not a big fan of snakes, so I took a broom and escorted it out the door.

At 6:40 PM , Blogger JunieRose2005 said...


We get snakes pretty often here in the country. I have posted about them several times- and some with my cats reaction to them, too!

I don't mind them if I know they are safe. Altho I have never picked one up , on my own, I HAVE touched them! (LOL- brave, huh!!)

thanks for coming over,


At 8:23 PM , Blogger smilnsigh said...

Mmmmm... Unexpected encounters with critters... No, can't say I am. :-) With butterflies and dragonflies yes. But with critters, no.

Miss Mari-Nanci
When Twilight Embraces

At 10:32 PM , Blogger dot said...

No snake touching for me but I do admire you for getting this picture!

At 10:36 AM , Blogger Judy said...

Junie, You made my hair stand up when I clicked on the picture. I am deathly afraid of any kind of snake! I could never get close enough to take a picture of one.

At 10:43 AM , Blogger Donna said...

You're a magnet for little beasties!!lolol...Great shot!!hghugs

At 1:21 PM , Blogger JunieRose2005 said...

LOL- Thanks, all you girls!!

Actually, tho, if you learn about snakes and can identify the good ones from the bad (poisonous or not- that is!) then you can enjoy them more.


At 5:54 PM , Blogger Raven said...

Mercifully, no snakes near me so far. This guy reminds me of Speedy, the snake my first ever boyfriend had. Speedy seldom ever moved. He was a garter snake, I think. It's been a million years since then. Lord, I'm old. I enjoyed your The Who post and the video.

At 5:59 PM , Blogger Joy Des Jardins said...

I have to say...I wouldn't be too thrilled to run into ANY kind of snake Junie....they kind of 'oog' me out. You're a lot braver than I am.

I know I've told you this before...but I just LOVE your new blog header (banner) with the roses....it's just SO beautiful. ~Joy

At 9:19 AM , Blogger JunieRose2005 said...


Thanks! I'm glad you like my header here. My granddaughter helped me with the headers for all my blogs!

lol- sorry about the snake....


At 11:56 AM , Blogger Carletta said...

Snakes are NOT my cup of tea and I cringe when I see them.


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