Category Archives: environment

Our House is Blessed…by a Condor!

Condors are the largest flying land birds in the Western Hemisphere. There are two species who claim some air space in America.  These can be found in the coastal regions of California and Mexico, and some a little farther east in northern … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS FROM MY THINKING CHAIR

It was a beautiful day here in South Florida.  My Cubs game in Chicago was postponed due to rain and snow.  Snow???  This is mid-April for cry’n out loud.  Who wants to live in a climate that snows halfway through spingtime…not this stay-at-home hermit.   … Continue reading

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PANHANDLING

One thing about Florida…it’s flat.  If you wish to tell your lover you will swim any ocean or climb any mountain, this is not the state in which to declare such devotion.  Yes, there is plenty of ocean, but nary … Continue reading

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Everything’s Just Ducky Around Here

Maybe in your neighborhood you have to worry about fast drivers, kids playing in the streets, potholes that eat tires and keep wheel alignments shops busy.  Yeah, I remember all those things when I lived in the northeast USA, but … Continue reading

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%$@$&…THAT SAID, I’M MOVIN’ ON

Well, there has been a hiccup in my blogging efforts this past week.  My blog’s host, WordPress, changed the entire procedure for publishing a post and I had absolutely no warning.  So the old dog/new tricks scenario came into play.  … Continue reading

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ANOTHER HERON, THIS ONE BLUE

I admit it, I have been neglecting my blog lately.  There was a time when I would update my postings almost daily.  Don’t ask me how I had so much to talk about because the answer is, I did, but … Continue reading

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MUDDLED BY A PUDDLE

I have been away for over ten days. This trip was particularly challenging because of something I noticed shortly before I left. It would worry me endlessly even though my son was home to keep an eye on it. What … Continue reading

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My Trip

My trip to Pennsylvania last week featured one of the heaviest late-March snow storms in the State’s history. Leave it to me, a totally converted Floridian, to wind up in a northern whiteout while it was probably in the high … Continue reading

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A Puzzlement!

This has been a particularly unusual time in our household. Something very very very unusual has occurred. I don’t know why. I don’t know how. I have no explanation. If I were of certain religious persuasion I might declare that … Continue reading

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BITTER BITTER

It was cold. How cold? It makes no matter how cold once it reaches a certain depth. You feel it in your bones. Your blood thickens to syrup and your cheek bones, never really felt before, now tingle with pin-like … Continue reading

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