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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…

The Way We Were – December 2018

The Way We Were - December 2018

Smith V. Dickman of U.S.S. Leviathan is spending a ten days furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dickman, on Dingle Hill. He has just returned from his tenth trip abroad.

: ADIRONDACKS / CATSKILLS – November 2018

:  ADIRONDACKS / CATSKILLS - November 2018

“The cams had not been checked for three weeks and displayed many critters including a family of coyotes, a nice 8 point buck not seen before, a medium- sized bear, a bobcat, a raccoon, wild turkeys, a lot of mice and an out-of-its-usual-habitat cottontail rabbit checking out our porch.”

The Way We Were – November 2018

The Way We Were - November 2018

Miss Gertrude Miller and Miss Edith Campbell, who are teaching on Long Island, are home their schools being closed on account of influenza.

FIELD NOTES: BE HAPPY – FOREST BATHE – October 2018

FIELD NOTES:  BE HAPPY - FOREST BATHE - October 2018

Just getting out into nature is enough to propel happiness. Plus local sightings during this season.