February 27, 2016

A pair of buffleheads bobbed on the north old clay pit this morning. Just them. Well, a pair of Canada geese were on the west shoreline.


I find it odd that waterfowl find our little middle-of-nowhere town pond during both migrations. We have resident mallards and wood...

August 25, 2015

It has been 41 years (and a few days) already since Philippe Petit walked a wire between the World Trade Center buildings. The walk was Aug. 7, 1974.

Let that sink in a bit. I said World Trade Center buildings.


A 2008 documentary on his walk, ``Man on Wire,'' won an Aca...

June 20, 2015

A turkey vulture--those slow-flapping, utterly ugle birds of carrion--of all things flapped  off low overhead this morning as Lady and I came down the east side of the south old clay pit.


There aren't many firsts left on my morning rambles around the town pond. Bu...

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