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Who Let the Dog Out?

Anyone building an ark yet? Can’t say we’re having a drought, by golly. It’s been raining or cloudy for all of May, it seems. Well, maybe not the whole month so far, but close. At least that’s for the Philadelphia … 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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Happy Mardi Gras in Advance

“Why bother? You’ll never win.” That’s what I keep saying to myself after buying lottery tickets, entering sweepstakes for money, giveaways for sports and fan paraphernalia, seeking literary and photography awards, prizes from other cockamamie contests found on the Internet … Continue reading

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Doing the Hokeypokey

Don’t know how I always seem to witness these things. It’s as if they wait for me to get there before doing it. Having just pulled up to my bird-watching spot at Pennypack Park on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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Suffering Succotash

Hopefully our hometown heroes come up victorious tomorrow against the Vikings for the NFC Championship series, and proceed to the Super Bowl on February 4th. Going into the third week of January already, I’ve been biting my tongue so much … Continue reading

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