Tag Archives: wildlife

Birds

My grandparents – the ones who passed away this holiday season – were avid birdwatchers. They taught their grandchildren to love birds in turn – I have many memories of playing in the woods in their house as a small … Continue reading

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In the spirit of GIFs

Have a cute cuttlefish!

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Unintelligent Life-forms

A while ago Tom blogged about how process-oriented people and goal-oriented people differ, and how aggravating it is to intelligent life-forms when process-oriented people (of whom the famous “GIGO” phrase is an accurate description, since the part of the brain … Continue reading

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Conservation of Fishies

Apparently without even realizing it, I’m participating in conserving an endangered species! The CARES Preservation Program has Psuedotropheus saulosi listed as endangered in its natural habitat. That’s awful! Now I feel rather pressured to raise my fry successfully – thankfully … Continue reading

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Bluebells

According to PotomacLocal, the bluebell festival was last Sunday – but it was too early. I was out on the banks of the Potomac River this past Wednesday, and they were just starting – if you hurry, you’ll probably catch … Continue reading

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Ah, Springtime

Baby bunnies running through the back yard, robins dueling in the front, and clouds of beautiful white Bradford pear blossoms lining the street. The street between rows of townhouses. The very large Bradford pears in front of each house. Yup, … Continue reading

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Eggs!

Via Insty, A three-year-old find eggs in his backyard, hides them in his closet… three days later, his mother finds the result: seven baby poisonous snakes! “I was pretty shocked, particularly because I don’t like snakes.” Now, I happen to … Continue reading

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