BEAVER!

Note: This story being shared is a tad late, but that’s what happens when life transpires. It’s not often I have a really exciting day in the field. Especially when the day starts out frustrating. But then you later realize if it were not for those frustrations then the exciting part of your day would…

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A May Day’s of Wildlife Firsts

      Driving to Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus in the Rolling Plains of Texas I rarely see much wildlife. On really hot days like today at the campus – my car registered 100 degrees – not much wildlife ever stirs on the campus. That was not the case today!!! At the Beaver Pond –…

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Don’t Read Obituaries. Live in the Moment!

  This is Azrael’s advice to a dear friend of mine whom I’ve known for over ten years. We met in New Mexico at a museum conference. Arthur is one of the kindest soul’s I have met in this chaotic and often unpredictable world. When I found out he reads obituaries as a daily ritual,…

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A lesson in Humility from Bird Seed

  I love birds, except for blue jays. Why my hate of them? There was a blue jay last year that destroyed the barn swallow nest under the patio. The swallows laid four clutches of eggs and with every clutch, the blue jay would eat the eggs. On the last attempt by this blue jay,…

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