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Come back here, kids. Kids? Kids! Come back here right now!

That’s what I imagine these Spoon-billed Sandpipers are saying to their chicks. When you have time to relax and watch this offering from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, you’ll hope for the best for these birds that are among the … Continue reading

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Thank you, Thomas Jefferson

If you have never read a biography of Thomas Jefferson, America’s third President, do.  Find fault if you will.  There is plenty about which to find fault.  You will also find one of history’s most intriguing, brilliant scientific and political … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Days Before Christmas

December 22nd The winter solstice that usually takes place on December 21st was marked today because the solar year and our modern calendar don’t always correspond.  Like the Conifer and the dark, dense Pine Grove trails in my favorite arboretum, … Continue reading

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Nest Monitor Certification Success!

I looked forward to spending this Thanksgiving Day relaxing.  The freshly baked pumpkin pie made the house smell wonderful this morning.  I can’t wait to slather butter on the baked sweet potatoes infusing the air with their perfume.  And I love the taste of the … Continue reading

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