Category Archives: Wildlife

Appreciate Weeds

Now that Nebraska weather is transforming into warmth again, it’s time to brace myself for lawn care season.  Fortunately, most of my neighbors are not lawn purists.  Like me, they haul out the mowers every week or so to shorten the … Continue reading

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Save The Spiders

I looked up from the book I had been reading to glance at the cone-shaped candle holder on the nearby table. A small, grey spider was running endlessly around the edge of the container in orbit around the flame. She … Continue reading

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Happy Monkey Day

Whenever I go to Henry Dorly Zoo in Omaha, I make a point of visiting the Primate areas.  I also make a point of celebrating World Monkey Day each year because I like monkeys.  Simians are fascinating because they are … Continue reading

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November Photos

The Autumn Days of November are lit by sunlight approaching the Northern Hemisphere at a sharper angle. This makes for especially vivid colors when sunny days are paired with more colorful life at ground level. Autumn 2016 has been a … Continue reading

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It’s Sponge Month

“It’s as big as a Toyota Sienna.” That was the description used this spring by a radio commentator about a very large sponge that was discovered in the Pacific Ocean last year.  Scientists aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration … Continue reading

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Howl At The Moon

One of my friends has a “Heinz 57” dog named Loki.  The mutt was purposely named after the Scandinavian God of the same name (not the comic book character).  Loki is the trickster God of ancient Norse tradition. The deity … Continue reading

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Composed Stillness

I’m keeping track of a large daddy-longlegs parked in one of the upper corners of the music room. At first, I thought it might be dead because it hadn’t seemed to move for a couple of days.  I decided to … Continue reading

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