Tag Archives: nature

Things with wings

9 June, 2019            Things with wings Here’s one “thing with wings” – a Purple Martin (Progne subis) – holding another “thing with wings” – a recently deceased male Common Whitetail Skimmer (Libellula lydia). This was … Continue reading

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Some weeks I don’t know where to begin

26 May, 2019            Some weeks I don’t know where to begin I saw a Luna moth (Actias luna) early this afternoon while I was riding my bike at West Creek. It’s such a treasure to … Continue reading

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Famine to feast

19 May, 2019            Famine to feast I went from not having enough (IMO) to blog about last week to almost having too much this week. Which is always fun. In last week’s blog post (Friday … Continue reading

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Friday on my mind

12 May, 2019           Friday on my mind Alternate title: “For lack of a better title.” It’s been a fun week though – lots of reptiles and a stray amphibian here or there. I did photograph one … Continue reading

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Race day

5 May, 2019           Race day Today I celebrated my thirty-second year (!) of being a triathlete! This was my bike at Lake Anna this morning just before noon, maybe forty-five minutes after I’d finished the race: … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping and “money problems” – a true story

28 April, 2019           Eavesdropping and “money problems” – a true story I woke up for work before dawn Wednesday, thinking I had “money problems.” I fixed my oatmeal and read an article in the New York … Continue reading

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The second most memorable thing

21 April, 2019           The second most memorable thing The 15 year old girl in the ICU had the largest pores I’d ever seen. They were the second most memorable thing about her. I saw her … Continue reading

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