Archive for May 8th, 2008

Call it a mile

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Four or five weekends ago Arlene and I tromped out a snowshoe trail to a patch of aspen trees in our woods and then to the clearing we call the patio, then back to the backyard. Two weekends ago we did more work on the part back from the patio, which mostly consisted of clipping […]

Nahanton Park birds

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Yesterday (Tuesday May 6) I was seeing lots of orioles around Cutler Park. It wasn’t a case of “everything that moves is an oriole” the way I remember it once several years ago, but there were plenty. I saw one Savannah sparrow with exceptionally bright yellow stripes on the head, quite close. Today (Weds May […]