Tag Archives: birding

There & Back Again

A week and a half of travelling and crazy adventures later, it’s nice to be back home – where it’s suddenly autumn. South Florida was incredible with all it’s heat and humidity; I definitely got out all my end-of-summer blues … Continue reading

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Point Reyes and a Home Visit

This past weekend was something of a triple play weekend. I went on a camping trip to Point Reyes with some work ladies, my uncle came into town for a week to visit, and his (now our) friend Ian came … Continue reading

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Adventures in Birding

Thanks to the Yosemite Area Audubon Society and the Yosemite Conservancy for providing a very cool educational opportunity. I am in the second week of a twelve week birding course with the fourth-sixth graders at our local elementary school. Every … Continue reading

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Road Trip Weekend

My four day weekend was fantastic! It was a perfect combination of civilization and wilderness. Good drive, good music, good company, good food, good tea, good adventure, good memories. When it came up that I was going to have the … Continue reading

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Weekend Rambles

Happy Day-Before-Thanksgiving! My biggest Thanksgiving plans are to go to work. Which is just fine by me. I like letting people have the day off that want it to spend with their families. And then have my days off be … Continue reading

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Near Perfect

Here’s what a near-perfect Saturday morning looks like for me… I’m up early, though not before sunrise (especially since DST just ended). At this hour, all is quiet and peaceful. My favorite time of day. The perfect time to enjoy a … Continue reading

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Autumn Birding on the Merced River

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The Best Part

Tuolumne is a salve, healing the wounds of a Valley week. The best part of the weekend was seeing ‘Raggedy Red’ (the red-tailed hawk soaring over the meadows) on the drive in – in the same spot we’d seen him … Continue reading

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nostalgia and anticipation

I’ve been feeling especially nostalgic lately; I think because I’ve been squaring away my travel plans for the winter. For Dallas, I’m excited to catch up with old friends, see family, visit old haunts, find a few new ones, and … Continue reading

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January

Temperate (ish) weather is seeing us out of January. Here’s hoping that February will bring snow and lots of it. And time and motivation to get me to the ski slopes to finally take those cross-country lessons I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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