Monthly Archives: February 2016

Higher fliers (sequel)

I think it would be interesting to show you a bit more of the spectacle of the snow geese (Anser caerulescens) that I was privileged to behold the other day.  In this version I have cropped only one third of … Continue reading

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Higher fliers

As I walked out the door earlier today, things were very quiet, except for many, many almost-subliminal calls coming from overhead.  As I looked up and searched for the source, I was finally able to find it: Literally thousands of … Continue reading

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Migratory mandate

It seems that the harbinger birds about whom I have posted recently are on the right track in anticipating an early arrival of spring, as the Canada geese are now confirming.  Thanks, in part, I’m pretty confident, to the warm … Continue reading

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Silly Saturday: Preciousss plaything

It was August 31, 2004, and my job had taken me to New Zealand.  I’d just flown into Wellington from Auckland and had been watching from my window as we taxied toward our gate, when what, to my wondering eyes, … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Remembering the rhinos

It’s been a while since I’ve done a flashback post; as I wait for more signs of an early spring, it seems a worthy endeavor. One of my last assignments before my retirement was to Uruguay. Exactly six years ago … Continue reading

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Springing ahead

It’s happening already.  I’m delighted to see it, of course, but there’s this uncomfortable niggling thought that it’s just too early.  I’ve reviewed my archives for the past six years, and the earliest our daffodil shoots have appeared was in … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: A touch of red…

…for Valentine’s Day.  Hope you’re having a great one!

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