On the Fence

What a difference one week can make. Not in the world in general, not these days, but it’s been massively different in my backyard since Rufus arrived. One week ago my sister and brother-in-law were sitting on our back deck, their first visit in the time of Pandemia, and they were remarking on how many […]

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The Natural(ist)

I hope you won’t think less of me for saying this out loud in semi-public, but: all geese look the same to me. Well, not all geese, but all geese of any given species, including whatever species it is that makes itself t’home here at Riverwalk each spring. This shouldn’t be so hard; there’s the […]

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Duck, Duck, Goose

For awhile we had a pair of geese making themselves at home in our yard. Unlike a lot of bird types, the markings are the same for males and females, so I can’t know for sure (not being much of a birder; okay, not being a birder at all), but we assumed they were a […]

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