My Second Snowy Owl

I couldn't believe my luck. Three years ago, I was driving back to my small apartment in Vermont from a wedding in New Jersey. After hours of driving through the Adirondacks on a sunny, snowy, and sparkly day, I had crossed frozen Lake Champlain (dotted with ice fishermen) via the charming Champlain Bridge. It was … Continue reading My Second Snowy Owl



Last night, about half an hour before sunset, my friend took me to the Jeffrey Energy Center Wildlife Area near Belvue, Kansas. A fourth of this wildlife area has been designated as the Oregon Trail Nature Park, and there are still-visible ruts along the ground from wagon trains that crossed the country over 150 years … Continue reading Geese