24 Hours in Muleshoe

Where? 120 miles southwest of Amarillo, by car, is the Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. It is located in the central flyway for migratory birds. For approximately six months out of the year the refuge is the wintering home of sandhill cranes. Muleshoe NWR, founded in 1935, happens to be the oldest national wildlife refuge in … More 24 Hours in Muleshoe

First Stop, Cadillac Ranch…

“You’re my last love you’re my last chanceDon’t let ’em take me to the Cadillac ranch” – Bruce Springsteen The grueling 1,953 mile drive form Boston is now over. The next month or so I will be traveling New Mexico, and Arizona. I will be heading to the Gila National Forest, White Sands National Monument, … More First Stop, Cadillac Ranch…

400 Miles To Amarillo

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers The Roadkill Game 6 raccoons, 4 white tail deer, and 2 Skunks. For 621 miles, I think that is a pretty low score. However there was no competition, so I win! Yup, I drove 621 … More 400 Miles To Amarillo

The Show Is On The Road

…and we are off! It kicked in when I looked in my rear view mirror and I saw the Boston skyline, for what I know, will be the last time for quite a while. It was what I would call the mental equivalent of heartburn. My eyes swelled as a wave of sorrow rolled through … More The Show Is On The Road

One Week To Go…

just a quick update With one week to go I have been extremely busy, as you could imagine, if you have been following previous posts. What a pain it is to pack, and consolidate, but the end is almost in site. A week from today, I will be on the road heading to South Kent … More One Week To Go…

Cobscook Bay

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” Ansel Adams In an earlier blog, Puffin & Puffin, I had mentioned how Cobscook Bay deserved its own review. Well, here it is… It can be quite hard to find the right words at times to … More Cobscook Bay

Ding Darling

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, Florida President Harry S. Truman is probably most known for his role in ending World War II in the Pacific Theatre by authorizing the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. However, there was a little less known bomb he dropped. That was on a … More Ding Darling

Ten Days in Ireland

… with the most important person in the world… ….My Daughter “Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.”  James Joyce Prologue    As a self proclaimed introvert, one can imagine there might be the challenge of making new friends, and discovering new … More Ten Days in Ireland

Photo Gallery

“There are always two people in every picture; the photographer and the viewer.”    Ansel Adams Below are some of my preferred photos. Buy purchasing a card you support my endeavors in conservation awareness through blogs, video and photography. You support America’s National Parks, and of course, you support the Unites States Postal Service. Thank … More Photo Gallery

The Warblers… version2.0

… how my love for birding started…   A long time ago I was given a small pair of Nikon binoculars. They lived in their case, collecting dust, year after year, waiting for that day to be put to work. Well over ten years ago, at the age of forty, I was walking my dog … More The Warblers… version2.0