Category Archives: Fauna

Visitation

On the lawn last night around 8:30 or so, sitting in a camping chair with Gus on my lap, I noticed him glancing suddenly off to the right, as if something were moving about in the dark.  I thought I … Continue reading

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Gift of the Purple Martin

Walking a path on a hot afternoon, shedding a heavy mantle of work’s entangling thoughts, my attention’s drawn to a shadow on the path — a dark purple swallow rests with his belly buried in the sun-baked sand at path’s … Continue reading

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signs

bear scat in the orchard — fall’s approaching

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Red Fox Happy

There’s a beautiful red fox around here lately, which I’ve not yet had the pleasure of seeing, but which my wife recently saw.  He, or she, was dashing across the far end of the front lawn, happy and energized.  Apparently, … Continue reading

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