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Lions and Iguanas and Sharks, Oh My!

Monday morning on the boat. I was still sick as a dog but hoping that getting off and wandering around on land might give me a chance to feel better and, with luck, reset my balance. We disembarked on little … Continue reading

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Bears in the Hood 2

Let me paint you a picture. It’s close to midnight. You’re sleeping soundly. And then your next door neighbors start hollering and running around their yard in their skivvies, shining a flashlight willy-nilly, strafing your house with the beam.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays With VT Wildlife

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

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Playing Possum?

What you’re looking at is a possum under the front step. Gross. There are very few animals that I can’t find At least a little affection for. But opossums give me the willies. As Ollie and I headed out the … Continue reading

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Arctic Terns

With this Arctic air that has seeped into our region in the last few days, I thought I’d share a few photos of the Arctic terns that were so entertaining in Iceland this summer. I took a wrong turn on … Continue reading

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Rufous and Sandy

The center of Hurricane Sandy has not even made landfall on the east coast as I write this but it’s already causing major rain, wind, and flooding up and down the eastern seaboard.  Here in northern Vermont we still have … Continue reading

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More Marauding Mice

This morning my grandmother, also named Jane A. Lindholm, left a note on my earlier blog post: You had your share of mice in E. Middlebury. When I visited there was one in the couch[dead]. Surely one who simply scampers … Continue reading

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in the Garden

Taking advantage of the brief sunshine yesterday.

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On the Move

The forest was a veritable construction zone this morning, with woodpeckers banging away.  Pileated, hairy, and downy running the staccato sound spectrum from deep bass to brittle and high. And the birds, they provided the color commentary, with the bird-world … Continue reading

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Found in the Forest

A turtle! A broken robin’s egg. I’m hoping the little nestling had already hatched. An unwelcome companion. A mysterious animal that I spotted through the trees that was either a fox or a bobcat. I didn’t get a picture of … Continue reading

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