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The greenheads are coming, the greenheads are coming!

I wanted to take her picture so I let her bite me.

I’ve had stranger dates.

She finds a suitable spot near my elbow. She cuts with her mouthparts that look like ragged handsaws. 502 more words


The slow drown

Salt marsh sparrows are little brown birds that have short, hopping flights in the marsh that you may not pay much attention to. But scientists keep a close eye on this species because they are obligate marsh breeders (the birds, not the scientists) that nest on the ground. 76 more words


Moody Fourth of July

Mother Nature decided to provide the fireworks this year up in the Boston area. Yesterday in Newburyport, the lightning show was outstanding. And the rainbow that followed was mystical and beautiful. 103 more words

Connecticut lawmakers fight Plum Island sale

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Members of Connecticut’s and New York’s congressional delegation are hoping to stop the federal government from selling Plum Island in Long Island Sound. 123 more words


New on 500px : Tidepool at Dawn by alborr by alborr

Taken at Plum Island, MA. Please click on image for best view.

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Piping Plover part duex

So I went back to Plum Island this weekend and was finally fortunate enough to find some Piping Plover babies. They are just so cute. I spent a good half hour following these guys around. 54 more words


Plum Island

Owning your own business sure takes a lot of time and I guess that is why I have been blogging less and less these days :(  Over this next month I swear I am going to get busy with my blogging… Get ready for lot’s of posts :) 104 more words