Backyard Bird Count

Backyard Bird Count

Do you track your backyard bird visitors?  It’s a lot of fun, especially if you live somewhere with a variety of visitors. But even urban areas can have an interesting assortment of birds. Having feeders and water available will help attract visitors too. About...
Inquisitive Deer

Inquisitive Deer

Do you ever feel like you are being watched as you work?  I looked up and this young lady was looking back at me. I’m not sure if she’s the same one pictured here, they both have dark spots on the left ear. It’s bigger here, I don’t know if...
Top 10 Most Influential Albums

Top 10 Most Influential Albums

*MY* Top 10 Most Influential Albums One of my friends – Alex Kunz – wrote about about his Top 10 Most Impactful Albums. Which inspired more friends – Tracy, and Jeff to do the same. Go check out their lists – some intersect in a few choices,...
Turkey Vulture | Cathartes aura

Turkey Vulture | Cathartes aura

Turkey Vultures ( Cathartes aura ) are both creepy and cool birds. Being scavengers, they have featherless heads and a very strong sense of smell. Last year the Smithsonian published a story about a study that shows they may have the best sense of smell among birds....
Cow Appreciation Day 2018

Cow Appreciation Day 2018

Isn’t every day Cow Appreciation Day? It’s not a secret that I love cows. There’s so much to love – they’re funny, curious, expressive, and let’s face it, they’re tasty. The even help reduce the severity of wildfires! They are...