Even though we’re now well into the twenty-first century, I have to confess that I’m still fond of, aware of, influenced by, and intrigued by the nineteenth century. The West […]
My father always used to say, “Hurray, Hurray! It’s the First of May!”. He said more after that, but in the interest of keeping this post “family friendly”, I’m going […]
Is winter over yet? Winter was as usual, a seesaw between mild and not-so-mild. This morning I once again climbed the Herbert Poindexter Memorial Ladder Section. The view is little […]
When you spend enough time walking in the woods, or search sufficiently in swamps, finding bones becomes a sure thing. On the most recent swamp expedition, I found two deer skeletons. To […]
As I wrote this post, Wishetwurra Farm was basking in sunlight. At midday, the temperature was 56°F (13.5°C). Winter this year has so far been brief cold snaps sandwiched in […]
Antlers. Or horns? Which is it? The bovids — the cows, the buffalo, and kin, have permanent horns. The cervids — deer and the like, have antlers, which are shed […]
One photo today. Of a natural tableau I found in the swamp. I’ll post tomorrow About this scene in the swamp Found next to a ditch.