Wildlife Category

Living in a fowl’s paradise

This is going to be a pleasant departure from the serious and windy post of last week, I promise.  Mostly because I have had so much work that I have not had time to do much more than share some photographs I took at our beautiful Japanese Garden. Spring is here and it is still […]

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Agrivation

I have been working all week on an intense project and ideas for this particular topic have been swirling through my head. Sometimes they gel into a cogent statement, buttressed by facts from all the sources that spin past me each day and at other times, they just drop into the pool of ideas that […]

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Babes ‘n’ arms

The New York Times now has a running series of articles as a category, focusing on guns and the NRA.  I happened to notice two of them this week that are particularly concerning and both have to do with the fact that children are being targeted for gun sales and are also killing each other […]

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Ant-i-mimetic

It’s that special time of the year again here. Unlike some parts of this country, we are still deep in the heat of summer.  It has been in the high 90’s (F) for the past few weeks, relentlessly. And with dry summer heat in good ole SoCal, comes: ants. We are being swarmed.  First we […]

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Rapt attention and the law of unintended consequences

As I have already mentioned, I am transplanted from the East Coast. As such, I was used to a lot of greenery and wildlife around me.  Growing up in New York and New Jersey, we had miles and miles of solid trees of every kind and all the yard animals that go along with it, […]

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