Tag Archives: Grand Tetons

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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Sweet New Year Wishes

To my special and talented fellow bloggers, wishes for a sweet 2015, with fine foodclear skies   treasures large and small free flight an open road wild vistastime with loved onesand a happy heart

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Grand Tetons and Yellowstone in Late Spring

(late Monica, too) Some photos from our spring trip:

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Reprieve for Wyoming Wolves

On September 23, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the Court) issued an Opinion¹ and Order² overturning a 2012 rule promulgated by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS, the Service, or the agency). The … Continue reading

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33 Word Challenge – Who is your God in Buddha’s Heaven of 33?

Taking up the 33-word challenge from Trifecta via Polysyllabic Profundities Here is my contribution to Buddha’s heaven: Burnished gold eyes see into your heart. Uplifted ears hear what you need not speak. Alert senses understand intention. Throat voices life’s joy … Continue reading

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Wolves – De-Listed?

photo from “Wolves Cross the Road” in Wild Wolf Encounters, True Stories of Wolves in the Wild The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has proposed to de-list the gray wolf in the lower 48 United States.  USFWS thinks wolves … Continue reading

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Migrations

The Mimic Sleek lines lift through onrushing air worked metal gleams strength absent will **** Fragile feather endures fatigue

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Sounds of a Bull Moose in Heat

Just in case you have ever wondered what a bull moose in heat sounds like, here he is. A strange and unusual sound. This is the same moose you can see in the photos in Family (Moose) Portrait and battling … Continue reading

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Calls of the Tree Swallows, Sandhill Cranes, and Geese

Here’s my own audio file.  First and last you hear the geese (of course); after about 4 seconds you hear tree swallows sounding like hundreds of bees buzzing and mice squeaking; then you hear the sandhill cranes:

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Grand Tetons in the Spring

Here are some recent pictures from the Grand Tetons. Vocalizations courtesy of Cornell Lab of Ornithology Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds website Killdeer Sandhill cranes Tree swallows Lesser Scaup

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