Tag Archives: birds

Sequoia & Kings Canyon

I’m just back from two days out in the Sequoia/Kings Canyon NPs wilderness. It’s nice to be on a couch surrounded by field guides, journals, caffeine, and ice packs. Yeah, stories abound. I’d never been to either park before. It’s … Continue reading

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March-Sitting-Oven-Web

First day of March. First day of housesitting. First time trying to cook in a vintage woodburning oven. First time having internet outside of work in a loooong time. March. Closer and closer to spring and summer. Changing of the … Continue reading

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Merced National Wildlife Refuge

Last week, I went on a birding adventure with Kirsten and Craig. We started off in El Portal and, after a few stops to check out phantom birds, ended up with lunch from our favorite taco shop in Merced and … Continue reading

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An actual vacation and the vacation that is my life.

Dallas was… well, Dallas. My visit was quite possibly the most intense few weeks of my life up to this point. Two births, a death, a near-death, a saddening medical diagnosis. New friendships forged. Old friendships reinforced, redefined, distanced, dissolved. … Continue reading

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Birds in Cook’s Meadow

Friday evening after we closed the Visitor’s Center, a group of us went on a walk through Cook’s Meadow. It started out being Kirsten, Jeffrey and myself and then Crystal joined us about halfway through. The birds are out in … Continue reading

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Pacific Ponderings

Every day someone experiences the ocean for the first time. And now I’ve had my day too. A two day road trip just isn’t long enough though. I can’t wait to go back. Seriously awesome awesome awesome. On Tuesday, we … Continue reading

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