Category Archives: Wildlife

The Turkey

The video that was posted by a curmudgeonly YouTuber criticizing the city of Camden, New Jersey had been playing on my laptop for a few minutes when I was distracted by movement across the street. A large bird had discovered … Continue reading

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Inquisitive?

Orange the cat seemed especially curious. Before settling onto my lap, he orbited me several times while sniffing at my sweatshirt and blue jeans. He eventually looked at my face and trilled. Orange then became obsessed with my coffee mug–batting … Continue reading

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Beauty And Ugliness

“Philosophy, in its simplest form, is the exploration of the beauty and ugliness of life.”–philosopher, physician, poet, and writer, Debasish Mridha Mridha’s quote came to mind yesterday afternoon while looking at the front yard and the street outside of the … Continue reading

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Simplicity …Floral Friday

The indigo-purple fireweed flowers cover much of the riverbank behind my house. The University of Nebraska classifies them as weeds, but they are not at all bothersome as long as they’re not in a sugar-beet field. I love the rich … Continue reading

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Save The Earth

“The campsite rule: Leave the campsite in better condition than you found it.” If you were in Boy or Girl Scouts, the campsite rule was one of the basic lessons you learned. It’s simple to mentally grasp and requires just … Continue reading

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Stuff That Drops And Falls

I’m considering wearing a hardhat just to retrieve the mail. Recently, I was crossing the street to check my mailbox for an important letter I was expecting. Halfway there, I saw a blur in front of my face. It was … Continue reading

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Critter Invasion

The stray cats began showing up in the neighborhood early this spring. There were perhaps six or seven of them. This was around the time that my feline friend Orange stopped appearing at my door for a few weeks.┬áThe cats … Continue reading

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