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In The Present, Looking Forward

How many times have I been told “They grow up too fast?” I seem to be different from most folks, because I tend to always look at people, places, and situations years in the future. 245 more words

Family

Effort Creates Meaning

Effort creates meaning. The other week I had a good example of that when I went to the summits of two mountains in Little Cottonwood Canyon. 497 more words

Outdoors

Demonising the hellbender

Here’s one by my new PhD student, Leah Collett:

I have never heard of the hellbender before. “Brilliant name”, I thought. Then I saw it mentioned again a few days later, in company with honey badgers and blue-footed boobies, in a recent… 555 more words

Conservation

Dr. Michael Freake - Saving the Hellbenders!

Imagine yourself exploring nature here in Eastern Tennessee. You wade into a big stream only to find your feet right in front of the largest salamander-looking creature you have ever seen. 211 more words

Fire on the Rocks

I’m finally getting better at shooting small subjects with my camera.
Here is a little, red-eft I saw today:

Here he is a little closer. Look at that beautiful plumage: 65 more words

Nature

Dragon

Vegetable garden
Lurking among potatoes
The golden dragon

Haiku

Oh Shenandoah!

As summer vacation’s last few weeks slipped by, and the fall semester was threatening to begin, I snuck away from State College for a…vacation? Oh, heck no! 830 more words

Fun In The Field