Saturday morning the dogs killed an opossum in the yard. I had let them out when I woke around 4, into the dark of the new moon, and knew something was up when I called them an hour later and one of them wouldn’t eat and the other wouldn’t even come. I only discovered the carcas…
Saturday morning at daybreak I headed out with the dogs for a deserted traffic island near our house. It’s at the spot where several municipal streets …
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I have an ugly ball cap I bought for six bucks a couple of years ago at a gas station in Johnson City. It’s safety orange camo embossed with images of …
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I am in the field today, and will be back tomorrow with a special Labor Day edition of Field Notes. In the meantime, you may be interested in this essa…
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Saturday morning we returned from our walk to find the biggest insect I have ever seen in the wild clawing at our front door. A giant walkingstick (I t…
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We got a good long rain Saturday, just when we were starting to think it might never rain again. That it would just get a little hotter every day, on a…
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Tuesday evening the sky was full of nighthawks and bats as the sun began to set, early enough that there was enough light to photograph them. Maybe not…
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We had a consulting arborist out yesterday, which I decided after meeting him is high on my list of sweet jobs: walk around, look at trees and comment …
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