Monthly Archives: March 2012

Snow Pictures

So… here I sit in a hotel room in Fresno, Craig-less. I should be on my way to the airport right now to be picking him up from his day of traveling here from Baltimore via Los Angeles. Except that … Continue reading

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Spring Snows

Step aside robin and red-winged blackbird, California poppy and popcorn flower. The true harbinger of spring in the Sierra Nevada is snow. We’re in the midst of a series of spring snowstorms. It’s really nice to finally have some precipitation … Continue reading

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East Coast Illustrated

Here are some pictorial highlights from my trip from the west coast to the east coast and back again. In order of appearance, you’ll see… the train station in Merced (which, BTW, was the only place on my whole trip … Continue reading

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there and back again

After a week on the east coast, I’m back in California. Did I mention that I was going to the mid-Atlantic for a little vacation from my vacation? I flew out for a week to spend some time with Craig … Continue reading

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More from my adventures in birding…

Here are some more pictures from the birding field trip down White Rock Road last week. These were all taken by Erik Westerlund, our fearless leader.

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February’s Birds and Books

February’s been a busy month for me. In addition to working, I’ve been spending quite a bit of time hiking and socializing and birding and reading and drawing. I promise I sleep sometimes. A couple of years back, when Vox … Continue reading

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Happy Leap Day!

It’s February 29th for a few more hours yet. This has been a seriously fabulous February. And what an added bonus to have it extended for one more day! To celebrate we’ve had a steady snowy, and sometimes rainy, downpour … Continue reading

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