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Archive for the ‘nature’ Category

Delta

June 28, 2017

There is a big myth floating around that you can’t outrun a Bay of Fundy tidal surge.

Skate

June 13, 2017

A skate is an invertebrate lifeform of the sea, different in many ways from the more dangerous ray.

Evanescent

May 24, 2017

Evanescent is a seldom used word that can be easily be exemplified by the fleeting light that occurs at sunrise and sunset.

Wanderlust

April 26, 2017

Winter is a beautiful time of year in the mountain wilderness, but also a time when great dangers are present.

Earth

April 19, 2017

Earth Day should include a total planetary awareness.

Umbrella

March 30, 2017

Find out here why flamingos need to stand on one leg.

Dense

March 29, 2017

It is possible to come across tracts of dense forest in the most unexpected of places.

Snail(s)

March 23, 2017

A few residents of Washington, D.C. might want to take a lesson from these two snails, when they size up their current situation.

A Good Match

February 22, 2017

Outdoor art need not come in large forms.

Stomp

February 22, 2017

Like many large animals, the elephant’s life in the wild is severely threatened.

UP

February 8, 2017

Photography has changed the way we see things in a lot of other artistic pursuits, such as this realistic rendering of the overhead forest canopy.

Internet

January 18, 2017

Butterflies make great scientific specimens.

Spiral

December 15, 2016

Spirals are found naturally on our planet earth and also in outer space.

Stripes

November 3, 2016

Sometimes Mother Nature provides the best subject matter for abstract drawings and paintings, as seen in this art marker drawing.

Desert Solitiare

May 4, 2012

My Situation I have been in the city of Las Vegas for almost three weeks now and without having ever ventured out into the surrounding countryside, I have learned quite a lot about the place. First of all Las Vegas is much bigger than the infamous strip that attracts the majority of out of town […]

Groundhog Day’s Update

February 2, 2011

Today is Groundhog Day and as a result groundhogs all across the country will be coming out of their underground bungalows to predict the arrival of spring. According to experts in the field, the accurate assessment of the arrival of spring conditions is a classic case of inverse reality. This is because a sunny day […]

Woodchuck and Fox Share a Home

June 8, 2010

The other day I went by the hole in the ground, where I last saw the red fox. To my surprise there was a groundhog sitting not more than 10 yards away from the entrance to the underground lair. When the woodchuck saw me, he (or she) ducked into the den lickity split. Now, that […]