A happy place

I am currently in a happy place. We are staying a week at Wheaton College’s Northwoods campus, HoneyRock. Although it’s not a vacation (we are relabeling the HoneyRock library’s ~4,200 books to use LC call numbers instead of Dewey), I’m enjoying the atmosphere, the quiet moments in nature, the beautiful weather, and time spent with […]

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Birdwatching again

Lately, I’ve been experiencing ill health, and have missed work and school as a result. Although life is a bit of a struggle, one of the things that helps is to get out into nature. My wife and I spent some time these past few days, driving to nearby nature preserves and parks where we […]

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Hummingbird at our feeder

I’ve always been fascinated by hummingbirds, but had not previously set out a feeder for them. Michele bought an inexpensive one the other day and she and Tristan set it up outside our living room window. Soon afterward, we had our first visitor. Here is the best photo I’ve managed to get so far, although […]

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