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Craning for meaning in this world

The sandhill crane lay dead in a roadside ditch. I’d read about its demise on a Facebook post earlier that morning. A school bus driver had seen the bird while covering her route. She’d seen the crane family––mother, father and … Continue reading

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Running and riding is for the birds

I not only run and ride, I bird. That is, I’m a birdwatcher. Or in North American parlance, a birder. That’s the acceptable terminology these days for those who seek to identify wild birds in the field, in the city, … Continue reading

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Sunday contemplation: A rider in the rain

By Christopher Cudworth Click on pics to view The Christmas Bird Count comes around once a year, usually in the second week of December. Having worked both the Christmas and Spring Bird counts (technically part of the Fermi Circle Count) … Continue reading

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