Tag Archives: animals

A Rocky Mountain Interlude

We were gone this weekend for our 39th anniversary, so I didn’t get a chance to write a new post about birds and birding, my normal Monday topic. Instead, I want to share some photos from our trip. We stayed … Continue reading

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Feast your eyes on the ugliest animals in the world 13 of the ugliest animals on the planet Top 10 Ugliest Animals The rhinoceros, naked mole-rat, and Marabou stork aren’t going to win any beauty contests. They consistently appear on … Continue reading

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Australia Adventures

As you read this, my husband and I are on our way to the land of wallabies (right),  waratahs, and wattles. Yup, we’re going to Australia! This amazing country has been on my “bucket list” since I was thirteen, and … Continue reading

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It Takes Two

I promised you some answers to last week’s quiz, and they’re at the bottom of the page. First, however, here are some pictures to remind you that Saturday is Valentine’s Day.

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But What About Bambi?

It’s hard to imagine 14,280 acres of burned forest, or 509 houses totally destroyed. While the human toll is devastating, I started wondering what happened to the wild animals that also called Black Forest home. Maybe that’s because I still … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed the Animals!

The large sign was front and center, but no one seemed able to read it. The scenic turnout was crowded with retirees, young couples, and other tourists. Chipmunks scampered over the rocks, gorging on Fritos, sunflower seeds, and bits of … Continue reading

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