Birds. You know once you get hooked on them you find yourself doing all kinds of things such as watching cartoon birds. I snagged Rio from a bargin bin and was surprised at how much I enjoyed this lighthearted romp. He can’t fly, he’s clueless about the wild, and he’s on his way to Rio … More Movie Review: Rio
Dreambirds (Jody Bergsma Collection) by David Odgen, 1997 I picked up this book at a local thrift store. It is a gorgeously illustrated children’s book. A few years ago I picked up a wonderful print by Jody Bergsma https://www.bergsma.com/ Similar to this: Finding a book full of this artists vivid, flowing images evoking Alaska & … More Review: Dreambirds
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?
Fly Away Home (1996) I LOVE this movie, it’s sweet, and beautiful, and I truly love its sense of wonder. Official Trailer: The relationships of parent/child child/goose are what make the moving emotionally rich. The movie is billed as being based on the experiences of “Bill Lishman who, in 1986, started training Canada Geese to … More Review: Fly Away Home
Windows Into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks by Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel, Oxford University Press, 2000 Buy on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Windows-into-Earth-Geologic-Yellowstone/dp/0195105974 Everything you ever wanted to know about the geologic story of Yellowstone. Written for the amateur geologist/scientist. Old Faithful 242 pages with chapters covering everything … More Review: Windows Into the Earth
Atlas of Birds: Diversity, Behavior, and Conservation by Mike Unwin Princeton University Press, 2011 A beautiful, fascinating geographic overview of birds, how they live, where they live, and how they are impacted by humans. “This atlas aims to illuminate our understanding of birds in terms of geography. It looks at their biology, their conservation status, … More Review: Atlas of Birds
America’s National Wildlife Refuges: A Compete Guide by Russel D. Butcher 2003, First Edition At the time of writing just over 530 units of the National Wildlife Refuge System with more than 93 million acres were included in this edition. Author’s Note, foreward, prelude etc Chapter 1 America’s Vanishing Wetlands Chapter 2 A Brief History … More Review: America’s National Wildlife Refuges