Category Archives: Birding

The Salt River, AZ , Part 3, March 25-26

We started the day with Quartzite Falls Rapid. This rapid used to be called, more simply, Quartzite Falls, because it’s most notable feature was a low but gnarly falls that usually called for either a portage or lining of your boats. Why the name change? Well … Continue reading

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The Salt River, AZ , Part 1, March 20-22

A combination of low water years and no success in the annual lottery kept us away from our second most favorite river in Arizona for 7 years. We had first run the 52 mile Salt River Canyon in 1982, and … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #42 – Mar. 28, 2017

I was gone from the world of politics for a week, running the Salt River in Arizona. What a pleasure! And such good news upon our return – the defeat of Trump(non)care; investigations going forward on the Russian connection; Bernie about to … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #41 – Mar. 16, 2017

**Sen. Bernie Sanders on President Donald J. Trump: “The day is going to come when some tragedy is going to befall our country and the world, and people are not going to believe this President”. Trump’s claims of being “wiretapped” by Obama remain completely unsupported, … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Wildlife and Landscapes, Jan/Feb 2017

All but three of these photos were taken in and around the Orilla Verde Recreation Area of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, located upstream of Pilar, NM. The Racecourse stretch of the Rio Grande is immediately downstream of Pilar (bald eagle … Continue reading

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Belted Kingfisher and Canada Geese, Rio Grande – 1-31-2017

Along the Rio Grande, in the Orilla Verde Rec. Area section of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, NM. I took both these photos today, and consider them amongst my best. Taken with a Nikon Coolpix P900. Note: Members of Congress and … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #8 – Jan. 28, 2017

Who is going to save us from Trump? In a prior post I stated that we must now rely on the Republican Party to remove Trump. Garrison Keillor makes that same point, below: “Garrison Keillor: Trump is what he is, … Continue reading

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