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


Autumn Walks on the Prairie

A week ago, I took myself out for a walk on the prairie. Billowing, slate-gray clouds rolled across the sky, so I knew I had to hurry. It's a lovely drive from town out to the biological preserve, and I kept the windows open to let the cold wind blow through the car as I … Continue reading Autumn Walks on the Prairie