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Sing Hallelujah

Got hit with my first barrage of Christmas music on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving at Bristol Borough waterfront, just like last year at this time. I was there to check on a pair of bald eagles that nest across the … Continue reading

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A Strange Day Indeed, Most Peculiar, Mama!

Was at Lake Luxembourg on Wednesday, not a lucky place for me lately. It was on my way there at the end of July when the Cooper broke down, which caused me a bunch of grief and still is in … 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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How Do You Sleep At Night?

To whomever had the bright idea of printing return-address labels in the names of people on donor lists, and sending them out nowadays with contribution drives made by every nonprofit, charitable organization, you should receive a Pulitzer Prize for Fund-raising … 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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The Only Thing That’s Certain in Life is Death and Paying Taxes, and the Return of My Beloved Ospreys.

Finally filed the state and federal income taxes this week, way ahead of time this year for once, almost two weeks before the final deadline. This past Wednesday was a rainy day, which was conducive for staying in and getting … Continue reading

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This Is For the Birds

It’s beginning to feel a whole lot like winter. With today’s wind chill, it felt that way for sure. Got the long handles out to wear again for another four months to come. The secret is to dress in layers … Continue reading

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