Refuges for all
- WATCH marches on. Next is Unnecessary Farce at McLean Community Players.
- I played Verges in Silver Spring Stage’s production of Much Ado about Nothing, directed by Andy Greenleaf. Perfs were 1 April through 17 April.
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One of several encouragements spotted last week along the blacktop paths from my house to the Metro station: Kate has a running coach with a generous supply of sidewalk chalk.
Nest box team report for this morning: We are up to 8 active nests, a couple of them with 1 or 2 Hooded Merganser eggs mixed in with Wood Duck eggs. I pulled together a couple of the images that … Continue reading
From the report of the nest box team this week: We are up to 6 active nests, 2 Hooded Merganser and 4 Wood Duck (with the odd extraspecies egg in some of the boxes). The new predator guards look really … Continue reading
First work day of the season maintaining and checking nest boxes! We already have nests started in two, maybe three boxes (I suspect one of the nests is from last year, abandoned), and this is all before we fluffed up … Continue reading
Gaylan Meyer led a two-hour workshop in introductory identification of mosses in Fred Crabtree Park, just south of Reston on Fox Mill Road. Fred Crabtree Park (renamed from Fox Mill Park since the last time I visited) is a pleasant … Continue reading
A little digging, and we have one temporarily freed fire hydrant.
Some gifts, some post-holiday purchases, Cheryl Strayed via book swap meet, Anne Enright via the freebie ARC shelf at work. Echenoz in French, with backup translation—maybe this year?
charity I work for-contribute to/conference organizer, Please don’t send me another tote bag. I’m good. Thanks! /s/David
Why, yes, I was a child in the 1960s, why do you ask?
A couple of quick snaps from a short trip to Boston for training and meetings, with a visit to our Digital Services unit. Tasty breakfast at Sorella’s in Jamaica Plain. The building for NPR Digital Services, in the old warehouse … Continue reading
On our way back from Martinsburg, a quick loop stroll to Hog Rock in Catoctin Mountain Park. Leta is collecting bits of bark for some indeterminate future project.
I am taking a moment to enjoy my new windows (right). No more cracked-glass, peeling paint windows (left) that don’t open, don’t close, and don’t seal out the cold air and dust. And the scary kitchen window with the busted … Continue reading
Leta and I patched together a road trip of several places that we’d never visited before. Much driving, many quick stops, unmanaged time zone changes, and an emergency trip to the phone repair shop, but a good trip nonetheless. In … Continue reading
One of the highlights of Kent Boese’s walking tour of the Park View neighborhood was the fancy architectural detailing on the 10th Precinct Police Station. The building was built in 1901; the architects were A. B. Mullet & Co. I … Continue reading