Category Archives: mockingbirds

Too wet to fly – but there were snakes!

29 April, 2018            Too wet to fly – but there were snakes! Advance warning to those who don’t care for snakes – there will be a few pictures near the bottom of this post. I think … Continue reading

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The opposite of complaining

15 April, 2018        The opposite of complaining “I’m not complaining Just the opposite, my friend” – Paul Simon, The Werewolf, 2016 Evelyn and I got up at 5:00 Friday morning, her for an early train and me for … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes – there is a season – Turn! Turn! Turn!

18 March, 2018           Ecclesiastes – there is a season – Turn! Turn! Turn! Today is the final Sunday of winter. Spring officially begins Tuesday at 12:15 PM EDT when the sun crosses the equator from south … Continue reading

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I’ve been upstaged!

11 March, 2018            I’ve been upstaged! My friend Sam got a better raptor picture than any I’ve gotten this year! Have a look: I’ve been working on a-raptor-a-week this whole year – today is the end … Continue reading

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bombogenesis and/or relentlessly pragmatic: Happy New Year!

7 January, 2018            bombogenesis and/or relentlessly pragmatic: Happy New Year! I took all three of those pictures while Mackey and Turner and I did our first ever four mile hike at Pony Pasture – yesterday. We … Continue reading

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Footballs in the trees

3 December, 2017            Footballs in the trees This first (mockingbird) image is unrelated to the title or the rest of the post; I just enjoy the way it looks. I stumbled on it by accident earlier … Continue reading

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 All in a day’s hike

8 October, 2017            All in a day’s hike I took that picture today at 12:30. It’s not even in black and white – that’s a color picture! The most notable thing about the weather at Pony … Continue reading

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