Stray Casts Past Shows
October 14, 2015
STRAY CAST: Jay Cutler is the same to Chicagoans as snagging salmon.
(This site and our outdoors media company are named for the Stray Cast, which has snapped off the end of my outdoors column on Wednesdays in the Sun-Times outdoors page since April 2, 2003.)
If I may t...
At least for me, it is easy to go from seeing my breath for the first time in months to seeing Calvary in the tilted poles for electric lines at dawn on the edge of town.
That's right, I could easily see my breath this morning. The inevitable death march of the seasons...
October 13, 2015
Falls walks in dressed drab.
I will leave others to the fantasy world of fall's beauty, they can rhapsodize about that falsehood until they believe it themselves.
I see the truth. Especially this fall, maybe because of the wet summer followed by the dry early fall...
October 10, 2015
A couple weeks ago I interviewed Joan Benoit Samuelson as a feature for a preview of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
I've talked with her a few times over the years of covering the Chicago Marathon. This was my first longer interview with her.
That evening I said...
October 7, 2015
STRAY CAST: Kan Harrelson? Hawk out of kee-eeeee-arr. Joe Maddon? Fox at the rabbit hole. Willie Young? Fish out of water.
Specials thanks to Ron Wozny, who took this photo of the hawk to the right.
(This site and our outdoors media company are named for the Stray Cast...
Red-bellied woodpecker, black squirrels and yellow light hole.
Colors of our morning.
Yesterday, a strange bird called from the top our of maple in the backyard. At first I thought one of the young Cooper's hawks had come back and was making an odd sound.
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