Friday April 19, 2018 I went to a library Unconference in Rexburg on Friday and decided to take the long birdy way home. I checked at some previously unbirded locations such as Beaver Dick Park and a nearby slough but came up with nothing but robins, magpies, and an occasional Western meadowlark. Next I checked … More Market Lake and Environs April 2019
Friday April 12, 2019 There’s nothing like spring and the return of sunshine. Sunrise this morning happened at 7:00 a.m. This meant I was up and out of the hotel by 6:30 so I could be at Antelope Island for the sun, or rather for the drizzle and clouds hiding the sun. Antelope Island never … More Early April at Antelope Island
Thursday April 11, 2019 Hooray for the ISU Rodeo Team. Because I go to their events I get out of town in the fall and the spring. Today, I left work an hour early and drove to Brigham City. Leaving early on Thursday shortens the overall drive to Grand Junction Colorado by a couple of … More Early April at the Bear River Refuge
I was first introduced to this book as a young child of maybe 4 or 5 while my family (consisting of three girls and two parents) lived in a suburb of Chicago in the late 60s & early 70s. I LOVED this book. My mother had to read it to me many times. Actually, she … More Review: Are You My Mother?
Friday February 15, 2019 I needed to catch a plane at the Salt Lake City airport Saturday morning so I maximized my birding options and drove down Friday evening so I could bird the Bear River Refuge. I love that it is located between my home and the airport. I have rarely come out to … More Bear River Refuge – Feb 2019
American Robin February 10, 2019 The American robin a ubiquitous bird heralding spring but coming in a flock of 30 or more to my house. “The American robin is a migratory songbird of the true thrush genus and Turdidae, the wider thrush family. It is named after the European robin because of its reddish-orange breast, … More American Robins
December 20, 2018 Happy birthday to Shanna! We started the day in Moab waking early and heading south. The goal was to visit the Cliff Dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park https://www.nps.gov/meve/. We were not disappointed. It was a glorious clear cool day. Snow was piled in the shadows but the roads were clear. The … More Mesa Verde – 2018