Bear With Me?

This notice showed up in my email: You are subscribed to Fish and Wildlife for Kentucky.gov. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. Keep the Wild in Wildlife 04/27/2018 09:53 AM EDT Warmer temperatures mean bear activity is on the rise in Kentucky. Complaints about bears raiding garbage are on the rise…

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An Easter Thought

To me, a creek symbolizes a powerful force that can be beautiful and life-giving but can also cleanse the landscape in a flood. This water is precious to the life of the woodland flora and fauna, the flowers and the fawns. The rippling sound warms my weary heart. The water can dry up, leaving the…

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Phil Was Wrong, Right?

I have a fervent hope that Puxatawney (sp?) Phil was wrong this year! A spiffily dressed gentleman holding the poor creature high somehow inferred 6 more weeks of winter. But I have peach trees and plums blooming! No hard freezes, please…pretty please? The first harbinger of Spring has been in bloom all week everywhere I look around the…

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How Chickens Got to Hawaii

I get the Science Today feed for the headlines and a brief summary of the latest findings. This one caught my eye a while back: That immediately brought to mind a painting I did a few years ago. It’s just a hobby but I enjoy making things. Wow, seeing this story about the very thing…

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Frost Was Spotted…

Morning Weather Report: “A heavy frost was spotted in most areas of the city.” Sorry, I couldn’t resist a little silliness.  Have a fine, overstuffed Thanksgiving! Oh no! I see spots! The uniformity is uncanny – could they be UFO Crop-Spots? Can we decipher the arcane script? Anyone got a Geiger counter in his or…

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Cozy Up With A Book Weather

Oh yes, isn’t is getting cold in the evenings! I’ve had to dig around for my sweaters, coats and long johns and all…cheapskate that I am, I keep the thermostat at 50 degrees F and pile on the warmth. That’s better than 40 degrees like I did 2006 though 2014. Getting soft? The cats seem…

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Impending Autumn

I thought I’d post a few timely pictures to show I’m still alive and kicking! Fall is my favorite time of the year; the weather starts cooling and I can cozy up to thick, soft clothes. Who doesn’t enjoy the vibrant colors of a majestic hardwood forest? And fortunate me – I live in the…

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