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No Really, Spring IS Here!

All week I’ve been meaning to post.  I just didn’t seem to be able to get my thoughts in any order.  First about my official birthday and turning 50 on Monday and how I felt oh-so-blessed that the temperature reached a high of 22°C (72°F).  350 more words

Fun Stuff

Book review: Singing Life of Birds

Published April 5, 2004, in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, “Singing Life of Birds, the Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong.”

2014 Update: The book is still widely available. 759 more words


Some antithetical remarks on 'Birdsong'

There are books with factual accounts of more or less detail about the Great War. They are called history books. There are stories about human life, relationships, personal development and growth and they are called fiction. 624 more words

History And War

Birdsong and the Transcendent

I wasn’t planning to post this week, but walking back from Maundy Thursday service at church this evening, I was struck by  the abundance of birdsong. 307 more words


morning choir (poem with audio)

Download: beckyjaine-morning-choir.wav

morning choir
(by becky jaine)

the birds
are singing
creating sounds
of heavenly bliss.

without fail tire or demand
they go again… 65 more words

Things That Make You Go Ahhhhhh

When chickadees change their tune

Published April 15, 2004, in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, “Young chickadees may be changing age-old song.”

2014 Update: David Gammon is now an assistant professor at Elon University in North Carolina where he continues to research in these areas of interest: vocal mimicry in northern mockingbirds, bioacoustics (study of the sounds of organisms) and cultural evolution and social learning in animals. 828 more words