Marbled Godwits

The marbled godwits are back. I saw the first ones a couple of days ago and they have been on the lawn for at least part of each day since. There seems to be more this year than last. The most I counted last year at one time was 17. Today there were 20 or … Read more


Found an interesting colored spider crawling on my arm today. Decided to take a closer look at it and try to get a decent picture of it. I happened to discover the spider while down on campus, but my camera was at home. In the mean time, while trying to keep it from getting too … Read more


Pollen was in the air today. I suspect it was from spruce trees, but it may have been from something else. I was talking with someone outside today and noticed a strange something in the air. I thought it might be mist particles or smoke, but it did not feel like mist, and I could … Read more