Jack McShane

FIELD NOTES: STASIS IN NATURE — May 2019

FIELD NOTES:  STASIS IN NATURE — May 2019

Jack observes that early in the evening of March 18 – there was no movement outside his kitchen window – where was everybody? (of course he’s talking about his animal critters)

FIELD NOTES: JOY OF SPRING — April 2019

FIELD NOTES:  JOY OF SPRING — April 2019

Jack is ready for spring and all of the songbirds.

FIELD NOTES: CRYSTAL SKIES PLUS — March 2019

FIELD NOTES:  CRYSTAL SKIES PLUS — March 2019

There was something about that moment when the sky was blue on a crystal sunny day,………………………….

SPRING BREAK: A POEM — March 2019

SPRING BREAK: A POEM — March 2019

Beguile me not oh mother of nature, as I know ye well. Spare me your wrath, and let March be March, with tidings of spring. Not, I beseech ye in layers of snow.~ By Jack McShane  

FIELD NOTES: SIGHTINGS AND PERUSINGS — February 2019

FIELD NOTES:  SIGHTINGS AND PERUSINGS — February 2019

From the kitchen window with coffee in hand, enjoying housebound comfort, I have observed some interesting winter wildlife interactions. With the flock of eleven turkey regulars………………………

FIELD NOTES: ANTHROPOMORPHIZING OUR WILD CRITTERS – January 2019

FIELD NOTES: ANTHROPOMORPHIZING OUR WILD CRITTERS - January 2019

By Jack McShane First Happy New Year to all my Homo sapien friends, and of course to all the wild critters out there. May you make it through the Winter struggle to enjoy the eventual warming of Spring. Calling a local coyote “Wiley Coyote” is my act of anthropomorphizing or giving him the human attribute…