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Bald Eagles for the Holidays

It’s Christmas Day (2019), and one of my presents was to sight four bald eagles. I was able to photograph two of them. This was along the Racecourse stretch of the Rio Grande, between Pilar and the County Line River … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, 2019, with Flo and Ethan

The Flo and Ethan Miller extended family gathered at Flo and Ethan’s new home, in Penngrove, CA. A GREAT time was had by all.  

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Akumal Diving, 2001 and 2003

Akumal is a resort town on the Riviera Maya, south of Cancun and north of Tulum.  Besides diving the reefs, one can also dive the cenotes: water-filled caves. On our cenote dives, we were never far away from the surface … Continue reading

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Little Cayman Island Diving, 2005

Kathy and I did a 10-day dive and fish package at the Southern Cross Club in 2005. Besides the fantastic diving, we caught a few bonefish, baby tarpon in the “Tarpon Lake” and other assorted fish. In my eagerness to … Continue reading

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Snowy Trees, Apr. 1, 2019

The first photo is of the hill to the north, and across the river, from our place in La Bolsa. Continue reading

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Heron Grabs and Swallows a Trout

Watch as this Great blue heron spots a rainbow trout, grabs it and then takes a short walk before swallowing it. Continue reading

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California Scenes, Fall, 2018, #3

We left the Bay Area by way of Sonora Pass and then turned south on Hwy 395, which follows along the east side of the Sierras. You can’t beat the great mountain scenery that the drive down Hwy 395 brings … Continue reading

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Fall Birds, 2018

The Wilson’s warblers have stuck around for quite a while. And, atop a bush on the other side of the house, we saw what we believe to be a Dickcissel, which would put it at the extreme western edge of … Continue reading

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9/11. It’s Not Going Away …

As though we don’t have enough to worry about, what with the Mad King enthroned in the West Wing. Don’t we have, at the moment, quite enough on our plates, without being asked to think about 9/11? Followers of this … Continue reading

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Natural Happenings #5, Early Sept. 2018

Making apple juice! One of our star guides, Orlando Torres, gave us the use of his press Continue reading

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