Category Archives: Nature

The Great Escape

Stormy has had it with show business. The 1600 lb. Hereford escaped a live Nativity scene in Philadelphia yesterday. Twice. The first time, the 7 year old cow was found heading south on Interstate 95 at about 2:30 am. Police … Continue reading

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The Gardener’s Secret

I knew he had a secret. He had the best garden, the richest soil, and produce into late November. What was he doing differently than the rest of us ? I walk my dog past his house daily, and had … Continue reading

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Gobble

Ten days before Thanksgiving, we took our kids to a local turkey farm. As we approached the fence, they rushed over to us, crying out in unison, a collective gobble, timed about every 10 seconds. It is said that the … Continue reading

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Chicken and Egg

Chick-Fil-A is taking on the role of Sam-I-Am. They want us to believe that it is okay to eat chicken and eggs for breakfast. Together. When they opened a new store in the area near my work, they brought us … Continue reading

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One Minute

“In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.”  Vincent VanGogh  

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Nevermore

I had a Halloween encounter today. With a raven. A pair of these huge beauties have been hanging around my neighborhood all summer. I thought they were crows. Until today. Crows have a different shaped tail, and travel in larger … Continue reading

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Shells

We’ve all done it. You break an egg, pieces of shell end up in your bowl. You reach in to retrieve it, with a spoon, knife, or mostly, your finger. All you really need is the rest of the shell. … Continue reading

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