Click here for link to this make-up-for chauvinism obituary in NYTimes. They were not paying attention. Bailey was the first woman elected to the previously all-male American Ornithological Union. That shudda been a clue, right? Better late than never, I suppose. I always talk about Florence Merriam Bailey in my birding classes…she wrote the first modern field […]
~A fun morning birding with friends at Pella Crossing in Boulder County Header photo is a Tree Swallow.
Four years ago my family went to central Wisconsin for vacation and I blogged about the birds I saw on that trip here and here. This year we returned to Wisconsin for another trip, but instead of staying in the Dells area, we stayed at our friends’ house in Onalaska. We took a few day […]
This is Emma at our campsite during last month’s camping trip. We had a jolly time hiking, birding, staring into the campfire, and then sleeping in the tent as elk bugled in the near distance and moose browsed in the immediate vicinity (as in, a few yards from our tent). I can’t wait to go […]
You may remember Finnegan from last year when I looked after her and her older sister Neko. Neko has since passed and Finnegan is the only cat in the house now, but she has always been best friends with her large dog friend Maximus who was at doggie day care last time. This time he […]
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Monday, July 22 The Placerville Arts Association 53rd Mother Lode Art Exhibit is through Aug. 4 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5336-B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays […]