Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Osprey Nestlings’ Head Count for 2019

During the other day, I took count of osprey nestlings along my usual stretch of the Delaware River from the New Jersey side. Four of the thirteen nests are either hard to see closeup, or not at all from Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Picture Licenses and Photo Ids

Just renewed my driver’s license. The last time was in 2014. Curious about the length of validity in other states, I checked online for the information. How did we ever survive before the Internet? The longest period is in Arizona, … 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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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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Out Of This World News

On this past Monday, the day of the much anticipated solar eclipse, the sun shone brightly from the time it rose until about one-half hour before the celestial event was scheduled to begin in Philadelphia. Only a partial was going … Continue reading

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In Memoriam of the Day That Changed Our Lives Forever!

11th September 2016 On this 15th anniversary of the 9/11 catastrophic events in America, let us pause, reflect and honor the thousands who perished so unwillingly. Mostly all were civilians, not suspecting they would never go home that evening after … Continue reading

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A Tribute for Labor Day Weekend from a Bygone Era

Click here for larger photo As a topic for inclusion to these ramblings on this first week of September and apropos for Labor Day Weekend, my muse comes from the picture above found in recent photo files. It’s a drawing … Continue reading

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