Category Archives: Wildlife

Transitoriness

I sat on the front porch step taking in the fresh air, the screeching of some blue jays, and the beauty of natural things. Then it happened. A shimmering dragonfly landed on my left knee. I held my breath so … Continue reading

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Hearing Noises

Just a few moments ago the furnace cycled off then a second later there was a “boom” noise. It was the sound of the sheet metal ductwork returning to its resting shape. Over the past few years, the combination of … Continue reading

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Laughing My Head Off

Today will probably be a very happy day. This is generally true if I awaken with a laugh. Once again, the auspicious feeling of mirth was how today began. I wish I could remember the dream that triggered it. I … Continue reading

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Opposable Thumbs On Cats And Dogs?

I had gotten tired of listening to the news about the on-going implosion of the United States due to a certain man in Washington, so I tapped the tuning button on the radio to find a different radio station. That’s … Continue reading

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Animals …Floral Friday

Once again it’s time to raid the supply shelf to supply the urge for animal themed containers. There’s something about novelties that replicate creatures that brings a smile to the face. A subtle sense of deep seated nostalgia is awakened … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of Cats (Review)

I have one lingering criticism of Thomas McNamee’s latest book The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions. That is there are no photographs of the cat who is the featured character. The only cats … Continue reading

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Squirrels And Me

A miniature, natural freak show exists just outside the window in front of my desk. Every single day, rain or snow or shine, squirrels exhibit their squirrely lifestyle behavior. Most of the time, I notice the activity that takes place … Continue reading

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