Tag Archives: wildlife

One More Beautiful Voice in Doggie Heaven

We said good-bye to our beautiful collie dog Beau last week.  As usual, Beau was in charge.  He refused food for six days and rested on the seventh. We had time the evening before and morning of to caress him … Continue reading

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Elixir of Ornery Moose

October 2016 It’s rifle hunting season in the Colorado mountains.  We – that includes dogs – wear orange clothing and patrol our mountain property, hoping to protect our moose, deer, elk, and bear.  Two weeks ago, during moose archery and … Continue reading

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Completion

Complete Me I am incomplete without: the red fox who shadows my tracks leaving prints and pee everywhere but hiding himself from sight; the moose whose blackness fades from view behind a tree; the grizzly who announces his displeasure at … 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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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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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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Delisting the Wolf – Your Help is Needed!

Originally posted on Mungai and the Goa Constrictor:
Image: Lynn M. Stone / Nature Picture Library The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is in its comment period on their proposal to remove the wolf from the Endangered Species Act in…

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It’s Been Nice Knowing Ya’ – Toss Me the Car Keys!

I didn’t tell the full truth in my last post.  Probably to protect the … well, not exactly innocent. To tell the full story, I have to go back a dozen years to one of our earliest semi-annual spring and … Continue reading

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Contemplating Buffalo

Over the River and Through the Wood – Oh, and Through the Buffalo Herd – We Go We didn’t really go over the river, but we did have to go through a large buffalo herd.  On our hike into Yellowstone’s … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – More than a Safe Haven

What makes an animal refuge a sanctuary? from Wikipedia: A sanctuary, in its original meaning, is a sacred place, such as a shrine. By the use of such places as a safe haven, by extension the term has come to … Continue reading

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