- I’m done with WATCH shows for the year. No more driving until January!
Anderson, Heart of a Dog
“When L died, our teacher said, Every time you think of her, give something away, or, do something kind. And I said, Then I’d be giving things away non-stop. And he said, So?”
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I happened to be checking a report and discovered that I had recently passed an important (to me) milestone with Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, formerly Recording for the Blind): 2,000 volunteer hours, the equivalent of … Continue reading
My final report for the ducks and mergs team this season: Well, our box score for the season shows a lot of at-bats but not too many runs across the plate. The mergansers started 10 clutches but only hatched 4; … Continue reading
From my summary report to the team: As for predation by the snakes, I wouldn’t move any of the boxes just on the evidence of this season. Last year it was boxes #1 and #3 where we had a problem; … Continue reading
We bounced back from the dismal 2015. From my final report to the team: It seems like every year I get this final report put together later and later. At any rate, this was a much more successful nesting year … Continue reading
Not a great-looking set of data for 2015. We’ll get ’em next year.
Today’s not his birthday, but hats off anyway to Frederick Vernon Coville, commercializer of blueberries. Happy Bday to man who tamed #blueberry! http://t.co/oRgzpeFQPg Image via @NYBG http://t.co/bvwVaMp1BE @FieldBookProj pic.twitter.com/QZydwnbj1I — BHL (@BioDivLibrary) October 3, 2014
ᔥ Language Log
We wrapped up the nesting season two weekends ago. The Wood Ducks bounced back after a couple of slower years. I’ve noticed a pattern recently: not only do the Hooded Mergansers get started earlier, but overall they tend to fledge … Continue reading
Paul and I checked all the boxes last week and counted eggs for the remaining three nests. Swamp Rose (Rosa palustris) was in bloom, attended by various pollinators and other hangers-on. The Hooded Mergansers continue to be more successful in … Continue reading
Our friend Lizzi writes: So I will start by confessing that this IS a mass email asking you to support a good cause, but please read because all I am really asking you to do is sign up to see … Continue reading
A new season of nature blogging, and I’m thinking I should jazz up the brand a little bit, maybe add a little more sizzle. Something like this: Generated by the PULP-O-MIZER ↬ The Endeavour
I finally got my recordkeeping caught up for the Wood Duck/Hooded Merganser nesting season. Heck, most of these birds are probably on their way to Florida and points south by now. The birds made good use of the boxes this … Continue reading
To illustrate my point about Deon’s word choices, here’s a word cloud of his entire text, common words omitted and one possessive collapsed.
Join the (first?) area Cricket Crawl on 24 August, a census of late summer crickets and katydids.