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Well, maybe not leaping. But spitting, some of them. Here are the highlights (the ones that could be captured by iPhone, at any rate) of our first half-day in the Galapagos.
Adrian and my brother David and I (and Ollie, of course) drove home from Maine today, racing to beat the snow that’s supposed to pummel the region tonight and tomorrow. The company was great, but even better were the sightings. … Continue reading
Well, I’m finally getting to experience one of the rites of passage in rural homeownership: mice in the walls. At least, I hope they’re mice and not squirrels or raccoons. Actually, what I’d really like to hope is that it’s … Continue reading
“That guy’s an asshole.” This statement was uttered, very matter-of-factly, by a neighbor of ours earlier this summer. Adrian was sitting on the old-timer’s porch, shooting the breeze, and remarked on the lovely hummingbirds flitting around the nearby feeder. That’s … Continue reading
I’ve been out for the last week. Not just out of touch, but out of commission on the trails. I sprained my ankle a week ago. Nothing major, but enough to make walking on rough ground unpleasant. I did it … Continue reading