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Nobody yawns…

6 January, 2019            Nobody yawns… I am embarrassed. I am acutely and painfully aware of the poor quality of this image. I took it. What stunned me about it – what is remarkable about it, IMO … Continue reading

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Giving thanks for great luck (luck counts too!)

25 November, 2018            Giving thanks for great luck (luck counts too!)  I got two pictures of that Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) before it vanished, and that was one of them. That’s luck. It’s really, really … Continue reading

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A tale of two rivers

21 October, 2018            A tale of two rivers       No deer or buffleheads yet but I believe they’ll appear soon, as Hemingway put it, “gradually then suddenly.” There were lots of deer tracks on … Continue reading

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Rags to riches

22 July, 2018 Rags to riches I need to warn people who have an irrational fear of snakes (ophidiophobes) that there is a snake picture after the first seven pictures on this blog post. Before you recoil, this snake is … Continue reading

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Just pictures

15 July, 2018            Just pictures That’s not entirely true – I’ll add a bit of text. But not much this week. This week I got a “double” on Red-tails Monday, then two “double” Red-tails on Friday. … Continue reading

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Time stops

24 June, 2018            Time stops  When I get this close to skittish wild animals, time stops. Or it feels like it does anyway. Deer are skittish but they’re also herd animals and thus predictable. Plus they’re … Continue reading

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At a loss for words

17 June, 2018            At a loss for words Primarily because I’m at a loss for pictures. I almost called this one “It’s easy to distinguish between genders” but you’ll have to admit that doesn’t roll right … Continue reading

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