Saturday morning was getting its Gerhard Richter on when baby and I walked down to the river after daybreak, a thick fog telegraphing a warm and muggy …
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A report from the Ercotastrophe zone
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Thursday before last the toddler and I went for a walk in the woods at dusk. She is becoming more alert to the sights and sounds in the woods, learning…
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I spotted the first spiderwort flowers of the season Thursday morning, in the scruffy right of way behind the old neon plant. Just two early blossoms, …
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Thursday morning when we got back from walking the dogs down past the gas tank yards and back, we came upon a bird I have never seen, flitting around a…
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Saturday morning baby and I walked the dogs down into the floodplain and along the river. She’s learning more and more about the local wildlife, and ge…
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It snowed here in Austin last Sunday, something that only happens every few years, and rarely with enough powder to stick. Usually when it does snow th…
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When we set out from Wichita the morning after Boxing Day, the sky was full of drones and geese. Just one drone that we saw, a little one taking off fr…
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I am on break this week celebrating the end of 2020 with family, and getting ourselves re-acquainted with what real winter is like. I’ll be back next S…
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It was hazy Monday night, but when we stepped out to stare at the alignment of Jupiter and Saturn there in the southwestern sky, the thin clouds had op…
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Thursday brought the second genuinely cold morning of what passes for winter in the green heart of Texas, the dormant prairie grasses covered in frost …
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Red-shouldered hawk, Thursday afternoon behind the door factory Sunday morning we walked up to the old bridge to give baby a look at the wild world fro…
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