Category Archives: Nature

Time for a Master Swim Lesson

heading home

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East Side Views – Heart Lake

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Backpacking at Heart Lake in Yellowstone

This summer we spent 4 days, 3 nights backpacking at Heart Lake in Yellowstone.  We have been to Heart Lake before on day hikes.  But it’s a long way in – more than 8 miles to the lake itself – … Continue reading

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Bright Moon Wandering – New Poetry Book

I have a new book of poetry – Bright Moon WanderingI would be very happy if you took a look and gave me your thoughts!

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A River’s Season

A River’s Season To every thing there is a season. For a river, there is a time to build, and a time to cut away a time to slow down, and a time to speed up a time to sparkle, … Continue reading

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Sometimes Rescuers Need Rescuing

I’m posting a communication from Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.  It includes before and shortly-after pictures of an owl being rehabilitated after hitting a window at high speed. Ellicott is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization rescuing birds and other wildlife since … Continue reading

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January Planetary Quintets

Quintet in Moon Rising Jupiter, Saturn, Venus and Mars cavort early morning with fading stars play with moon rising a bright quintet her part’s the biggest, most brilliant yet First among equals, she anchors the arc, modulates phase in the … Continue reading

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Happy Snowbow to You (What?)

Snowbow or snow bow? It’s so rare, nobody (no body?) knows how to spell it.  I’ve been in lots of snow and seen lots of sunrises (sun rises?), and have never seen one before.  A Happy New Year surprise.

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WELCOMING 2016

Sun sets on the passing year cycle of life recurring hopes for tomorrow we hold dear twenty sixteen is stirring HAPPY NEW YEAR, dear Bloggers!! photo courtesy of Nick C.

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Backpacking in Yellowstone/The Merger

Backpacking in Yellowstone Hoped-for submersion auspicious inversion civilizing subversion total immersion The Merger Speak not of boardrooms of quick-voiced chaos and closed-in spaces __________________ rather, into quiet ease – the lullaby of birdsong wind’s dance with the trees refrain of … Continue reading

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