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Another family is on the way.

The guest house in the back is once again occupied. Mourning doves must multiply fast! This tells me there's a high natural chick mortality rate. Looks like another brood of chicks is be on the way. She's been there for... Continue Reading →

Empty nest syndrome

Checked the nest today and the chicks have flown. Mom and Pop are still hanging out nearby watching and calling. The youngsters are hiding in the trees nearby and staying quiet. Mom would be the two-tone bird and Pop would... Continue Reading →

A family in our backyard!

We have a mourning dove nest on a shelf in our open patio. A while ago I noticed this mourning dove nesting in a basket on a shelf under the awning behind our house. For weeks she did not seem... Continue Reading →

Happy Naked Hiking Day (Completely suitable for work!)

https://youtu.be/17fK6PHMCC8 The summer solstice begins on June 20, 2021 at roughly 11:33 pm Eastern and lasts 24 hours. You could legitimately call either the 20th or 21st Nude Hiking Day. Since the 20th is a Sunday with the potential of... Continue Reading →

Get Naked, Go Hiking

Continuing in my dearth of new blogs, I thought I'd reblog this, revised and with a few different photos - including one I just took on my visit to my families back east. It is one of my earliest posts,... Continue Reading →

Meet Charlotte and her web

Reposting this from 2 years ago. This is Charlotte - Charlie for short. She is a female daddy longlegs spider, aka cellar spider, family Pholcidae. I've been watching her since she was a tiny spiderling who happened to show up... Continue Reading →

Clouds

There have been lots of interesting things going on since I have come back to Michigan to visit family. Some are sad and some are not. I figured I'd just repost something from a couple years ago. Won't be returning... Continue Reading →

It was my birthday!

Another hike down Piru Creek. I love this hike but since last winter it has become a bit rough. Trees have fallen, rocks have slid and huge amounts of greenery have sprung up. I park at the usual gate. The... Continue Reading →

The Wild

Alone. Updating and reposting this. A lot of my new subscribers (2018 and 2019) have never seen it. I figure this way I'll have more time for new hikes and watching anime! I go to the wild to recover my... Continue Reading →

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