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Hey Buddy, can you spare some food?

Nearly 3 Billion Birds Gone Since 1970 According to a new study published online in September by the┬ájournal Science, wild bird populations in the continental U.S. and Canada have declined by almost 30% since 1970. Far from Passenger Pigeons, once … Continue reading

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Before I say hello, allow me to say goodbye.

I didn’t want 2018 to leave without saying goodbye. In many ways the year was wonderful, and in many ways it sucked. The purpose of this post isn’t to dwell on the sucky parts but to revisit all that Mother … Continue reading

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Summertime, and the livin’ is easy.

The fish are definitely jumpin’, and the thistle is high and in bloom, with a brilliant splash of yellow on the white, downy puffs. I’m sure Gershwin would have written a song or two about such a marvelous sight. This … Continue reading

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The moon was a ghostly galleon!

Perhaps you recognize the haunting words from Alfred Noyes’ narrative poem, The Highwayman, a story of love, danger, and death. This poem came to mind last weekend as 2013’s largest moon was as ghostly as a pirate’s galleon, reflecting upon … Continue reading

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