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The Joyful Chasing of Birds


“I spent a career chasing electrons. Then I decided to chase birds.” Tom Taylor

So, What’s with the Crawdads?


Where the Crawdads Sing, a novel by Delia Owens, has sold an unprecedented 4.5 million copies since it was published in 2018.

A Thanksgiving Blessing


I am happy to say that I spent Thanksgiving with “the greatest man since the Deluge.”  

Hope Lifts on Black Wings


  Rapid changes in our environment have fledged so many warnings from the scientific community, and now comes one more. Our birds are vanishing in North America. “And that,” said conservation scientist Ken Rosenberg of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, “is an indicator of a coming collapse of the overall environment.” WAIT A MINUTE! WAIT… Read more »

The Oracular Egg


  I worry about how unconscious, how absent, people are becoming, as though all that matters resides in their smartphones. They are missing a lot. Reality is so much more interesting.