Tag Archives: Ospreys

Flying over the hoods of cars 

8 April, 2018            Flying over the hoods of cars  I spoke with many friends who urged me to take up flying again, even though I can’t get a license. On 5 April, 1988 I went “flying … Continue reading

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Short (definitely!) and sweet (hopefully!)

1 April, 2018            Short (definitely!) and sweet (hopefully!) I hope you had a wonderful Easter and a spectacular April Fool’s Day today. I drove to MD and back today and had dinner with my sister and … Continue reading

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Cuernavaca, la eterna primavera

25 March, 2018            Cuernavaca, la eterna primavera Cuernavaca is a place my Mom visited every year in Mexico. “La eterna primavera” means “the eternal Spring” in Spanish; it’s early Spring in Richmond and I saw three … 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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Birthday dinner – flying lesson – triathlon – pass the buck

27 August, 2017            Birthday dinner – flying lesson – triathlon – pass the buck   This week, where do I begin? Evelyn and I celebrated my 56th birthday at L’opossum on Wednesday evening. My friend Andrew … Continue reading

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Turns out I was wrong

20 August, 2017            Turns out I was wrong I was certain I’d seen the last Barred owl (Strix varia) of 2017. It’s mid-August and I thought I wouldn’t see them again until 2018. Mackey and Turner … Continue reading

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Everybody’s hungry…

6 August, 2017            Everybody’s hungry… It’s early August, and most wildlife that was born this spring is at some stage of insatiable adolescence. They were just born a few months ago but now they’re doing their … Continue reading

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