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Hope emerges
In icy ground . . . Daffodils sprout forth, bright buds In yellow hues, their faces Smiling in the cold earth, Promising springtime to …
Downy Woodpeckers
Photo: Inge Curtis “… suddenly there came a tapping, As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. “’Tis some visitor,” I muttered, …
Pollinators and our Plates
Guess the replies if you ask if wasps and flies have any virtues. Many people wish them extinct, but they are important pollinators along …
Pine Warbler
Photo: Inge Curtis These cute warblers are resident in this region year-round but seen more often in fall and winter when more northerly breeders …
Humans Boom while Birds Crash
European Starling murmuration (James Wainscoat: Unsplash) The United Nations estimates that our population reached 8 billion this week. In 1900, it was 1.6 billion …
Bring Your Cat Indoors
Photo: Ryk Naves (Unsplash) We heard a different owl calling in the woods behind our home today at twilight, not the familiar sound of …

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