A Crisis No More

A Crisis No More

Tryon, NC. Finally getting settled. A newly renovated house in a new place, a new life. So what does the future hold? What have I learned to prepare me for this new adventure in life? Over the last 9 months, I have moved 2 households, broken my right arm, visited 5...
#1 Sport in the US?

#1 Sport in the US?

Sydney, Australia. Pretty cool birds. But what are they? Surely there is an internet app for identifying birds. Well, of course! Actually the one I found and like is the Merlin Bird app produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Covering 285 species, I identified my...
Birds, Crabs and Humans

Birds, Crabs and Humans

Florida. What in the world do humans and red knot shore birds have in common? Horseshoe crabs. Really? I remember horseshoe crabs as a kid washing up on the Long Island shore. These cool looking crabs are one of the few living fossils surviving today, having been...
And What Time is Checkout?

And What Time is Checkout?

Denver. Strolling through the Botanical gardens, this interesting wood cabinet caught my eye. On further investigation, it turns out to be a hotel. For bugs! Why in the world would you want to have a place for insects to camp out? Well, where else do they stay in...