Got to see a little raccoon looking for snacks on the fence line tonight. Actually, what I heard was crunching in the dark and then saw two spooky little reflectors that gave away the masked bandit’s location. 165 more words
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I’m delighted that a project I’ve been lucky to be a part of for the past few years has finally come to fruition! City Creatures (University of Chicago Press) is a collection of essays, stories, poems, art, and wonderful thoughts about nature and Chicago, and the multiple species that inhabit it. 203 more words
CARDBOARD CUTOUTS DO MAKE GOOD FRIENDS:AUCKMED LIVES!!!!
“THat’s IT!!!!!”Trista had had ENOUGH OF AUCKMED AND NED AND THAT DAMN SKUNK!!!!!! She picked up Auckmed. Soaked in beer from Ned, his toilet paper wrapping was quickly dissolving. 1,752 more words
I know in my heart there are only a handful of 100 degree days left, but someone please tell my spirit! I arrive at school so cheery, but after an hour of standing on the playground between noon and 1 each day, I am slick with sweat, my feet are covered in sand and dirt, and am so overheated I find myself daydreaming of lounging on a silk-covered chaise while handsome shirtless men feed me cold grapes and fan me with white ostrich feathers. 586 more words