Category Archives: Birds

My Bonnie Lies IN the Ocean!

It’s been tough to watching folks on the East Coast deal with Hurricane Matthew. “Should we stay or should we go?” isn’t always an easy question to answer. During our stay in the Outer Banks (OBX) of North Carolina this … Continue reading

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OBX in the Spring

Being on the ocean shore of North Carolina during early April meant birds were enjoying the warm weather on the beach as much as we were. This Whimbrel casually scoured the waves, looking for a tasty morsel… …while a male … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast

In late April we left the West Coast for the Midwest, stopping for awhile along American’s “North Coast” (you know, that coast formed by the Great Lakes) in Ohio. But where to go from there? Why not head for the … Continue reading

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Did You See That? Me, Neither.

Early spring found us along Lake Erie in northern Ohio, one of many areas attracting birdwatchers hoping to catch a glimpse of a two-legged flyer they can scratch off their life list. I’m not one of those bird watchers. But … Continue reading

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Round on Both Ends

Have you heard the riddle we grew up with? “What’s round on both ends and high in the middle?”* It was our destination early this spring — specifically near the southern Lake Erie shoreline, which the local marketing folks like … Continue reading

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Way Above Zero!

After our January trip north into the world of snow and freezing temperatures, we spent a good deal of time relaxing outside in sunny Southern California over the next couple of months. Okay… relaxing in between all the chores living … Continue reading

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Below…Zero?!? Part 3

[Our January 2016 adventure up north continues….] Snow moved in, dumping several more inches overnight and into the next day (here’s the view from our motel room): And the temps?

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Below…Zero?!? Part 1

Quite a few posts ago I promised to tell you what made this past winter unusual for us. Normally we meander south, the turning colors of the leaves our trail markers, settling into southern California and southeastern Arizona for the … Continue reading

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Same Old… But New

When you live on the road, you learn pretty quickly there’s no such thing as “same old, same old…” as in “same old thing, over and over.” Even re-visiting now-familiar places gives us a chance to experience new aspects of … Continue reading

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New Spot

After our nearly traumatic experience with the dogs on the beach in Port Townsend, we were ready to move. Out to Marrowstone Island we drove where we made Smitty’s our new spot. Staying here gave us time to spend more … Continue reading

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