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Life Will Go On!

Week 10 of self-isolation has begun, although my staying at home all the time is not happening. I would have been taken away in a straight jacket by now, had it not been for outdoor trips to exercise in close … Continue reading

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Strange Days Indeed

Into week three of my self-induced isolation—now lawfully mandated here in Bucks County, PA—I don’t foresee an end to this COVID-19 crisis anytime soon in the U.S., nor anywhere else in the world; although, the tide of the coronavirus disease … Continue reading

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It’s Always Something

Was at Lake Luxembourg in Langhorne, PA, today, talking to a friend Dawn about ticks. “I always get them on me when I come here,” she said. “Not me, I’m usually pretty lucky,” I said. We discussed the problem about … Continue reading

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Lent’s Over: Time to Bellyache Again!

Still trying to calibrate my big lens after its last spill to the pavement. See last week’s entry for the details. I’m getting closer but think sending it back to the manufacturer for their expertise is probably the best option … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Is Not Better Than No Luck At All!

Don’t know why, but Lake Luxembourg is seemingly a bad-luck spot. It started last summer, when the Cooper threw a CV joint on the way up there from Andalusia. The car fortunately limped back home at least, but had to … Continue reading

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State of the Osprey Breeding Season for 2019

Spring has sprung,Still feels like winter,Maybe that’s why,My ospreys aren’t hither. On the distribution map above for the 2019 osprey season, the sites labeled with white borders and red letters are those at which one or a pair have returned … Continue reading

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Groundhog’s Day at a Bald Eagle Festival

Just got back from the Winter Eagle Festival in Cumberland County, N.J. The event took place at the Natural Lands Reserve northwest of Mauriceville, inland from the Delaware Bay. Beautiful marshland stretching far as the eye can see contained trails … Continue reading

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Birdhouse in Your Soul

Ten nesting pairs of ospreys have returned for the 2018 season to a stretch of the Delaware River that starts in Riverton, NJ, and ends 18.6 miles (29.9 kilometers) northeasterly at the tip of Burlington Island, NJ. The raptors, otherwise … Continue reading

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Watching the River Flow

Went down by the river in Andalusia today to see if my beloved ospreys returned yet to their nest atop the old Mud Island range marker. They arrive usually like clockwork on or around St. Patrick’s Day. Prior to last … Continue reading

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Bird’s Eye View

Found a new bald eagles’ nest today. I stopped by to see, perchance, if the Pen Ryn or Herringbone Lane ospreys might have made it back early. They’re expected this week sometime. Usually the fish hawks arrive on their migration … Continue reading

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