Monthly Archives: March 2017

Thanks Kathy!

26 March, 2017            Thanks Kathy! Thanks Kathy! (Possibly Cathy or Kathi or some other spelling – it sounded like Kathy). Mackey and Turner and I had searched in vain for our first Barred Owl (Strix varia) of … Continue reading

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Pony Pasture has the blues

19 March, 2017            Pony Pasture has the blues In deep winter, Pony Pasture is dominated by gray granite and gray tree trunks and brown soil and brown leaves. It’s bright blue on the river itself – … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Maple Festival 2017, Pony Pasture deer

12 March, 2017            Guest blogger, Maple Festival 2017, Pony Pasture deer – A blog post in three parts: Part 1, Guest blogger, my niece Wren: The Maple Festival The Maple Festival is a place where you … Continue reading

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“Well that’s a blessing!”

5 March, 2017            “Well that’s a blessing!” “Well that’s a blessing!” That eagle stroked its broad wings a time or two and soared aloft  on a mid-morning thermal above Williams Island. I had just snapped a picture; … Continue reading

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