Tag Archives: red-shouldered hawks

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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 largesse

10 June, 2018            largesse largesse – also lar·gess  : noun 1 : generous giving 2 : a generous gift – Merriam Webster Word Central It’s the rain. Richmond’s CBS affiliate WTVR Channel 6 television said “May … Continue reading

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Bridge Over Troubled Water

20 May, 2018            Bridge Over Troubled Water My friend Hank had been hearing voices for a month. His doctor recommended he wear headphones and listen to music to drown them out. This is normal for people … 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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Short and primarily sweet

11 February, 2018            Short and primarily sweet Short because it’s getting late and Evelyn and I just got home from a long and excellent weekend with family in Blacksburg and Charlottesville. Virginia. Primarily sweet rather than … Continue reading

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