I stopped by the Path of Hope today to look for birds and ended up taking pictures of some plants growing along the shore of Swan Lake.
I had occasion to be up for the dawn chorus (plays daily, check local listings for times at a location near you!) the last two mornings. The two mornings seemed distinctly different, though in each case I heard the first calls somewhat before 3am and the intensity seemed to be greatest shortly before 4am. Yesterday … Read more
The last couple of days I spent more of the night outside than the day. The kids have been wanting to spend a night outside, so with the long weekend and nice weather, I figured it would be a good time to give it a try. Weather: Sunday was sunny and warm, but fairly breezy. … Read more
Connor, Rowan and I hiked up to the ridge on Verstovia today. Weather: It was clear with light winds. Temperatures were 60 or higher, it certainly felt hot in the sun. The first snow we found on the trail was just below the second viewpoint, and there was patchy snow from there to the ridge. … Read more