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Wildlife in the neighborhood

Several years ago, more than 20, I think, the city of Fort Wayne, the Department of Natural Resources and Indiana Michigan Power put a peregrine falcon nesting box… 512 more words


Stuck in between the wonderment of December and the madness of March, February is my least favorite month of the year!

Come February, I am traditionally posting photos of a winter-white landscape, complaining about frigid temperatures, and longing for the color green. 434 more words


This Week's #NotesFromTheRiver - Wednesday Wonders

New feature on #NotesFromTheRiver: great photos by Doug Little. Light on narrative, BIG on beauty. I’ll be doing these now and then, just for fun! Hope you’ll check this one out, and share with your friends. Thanks!

#NotesFromTheRiver 2/22/07



February sun

Far from perihelion

Weak yet effective

Leading sandhill cranes

Ever northward through the teak blue sky

Dodging Dakotas and Cherokees

Not knowing the weakness of their cause… 46 more words

Heading North

On a morning walk, my attention was drawn to the bugling sound that I’ve come to associate with the Sandhill Crane.  Looking up, I saw strings  of them coming across the sky above the farm fields, headed northward.  19 more words

February 20, 2017

The first observation platform is a short walk from the parking lot. The trail head is marked by a large black rock that looks so out of place it must have been deposited in this spot by some prankster. 1,209 more words

It's That Time of Year---Monday, February 20, 2017

It seems like the migration of the Sandhill Cranes and the Canada Geese has begun.  The fields are always in rotation; the skies full of huge flying wedges of big birds.   67 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm