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Texas Testudines

Texas Tortoise (Gopherus berlandieri). Very fond of eating tender cactus fruit. I also found the skeleton of one of these elsewhere and pulled off a few of the scutes to get some detail. 52 more words



Lookings, Part 1 – Body Graphics, Pennsauken, New Jersey: Tom and Pixie 

As I drove down Route 70 on my way to Body Graphics in Pennsauken, New Jersey, on Friday, April 18, 2014 around 12:30 P.M., I didn’t know what to expect. 3,232 more words


Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Yowza! Kinda gobsmacking, the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher. Tyrannus forficatus is a backyard bird in Texas.We say them every day. They’re the state bird of Oklahoma, too, where my mother was born. 92 more words


Interview with Dana Villasin - Reflection

I showed up at Starbucks fifteen minutes early to take in my surroundings. I quickly realized that although Starbucks was a great, neutral place to meet up for an interview, it might have been better to choose a time that wasn’t so busy. 1,097 more words

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Bill Strategies

Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) with Laughing Gulls (Leucophaeus atricilla).American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana).Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa). 67 more words


Brooklyn Update

When my plane descended into LaGuardia last Monday, there were a lot of gray/brown still-wintering trees in evidence. I’d just come from southern-most Texas, where spring was fully in motion, but things are stirring here, too. 177 more words