The Mystery of Monday

I just can't figure it out. How DOES it get to be Monday so fast? On Friday, it seems like you have oodles of time ahead, plenty of time to tackle those projects you never get to during the week. And yet, invariably, around comes Monday once again - and awaaaay too soon! Ah, well,... Continue Reading →



I was delighted to see the baby Pips again yesterday. Tiny cotton ball puffs scoottling along the sand, with a watchful parent close by. I think it's their size that surprised me the most about these Plover hatchlings. I knew they were small, but we're talking small here! And truly vulnerable. These tiny rascals roll... Continue Reading →

A Little Hope for Piping Plovers

The only thing I know that's cuter than a Piping Plover... Is a BABY Piping Plover. So tiny they are, so vulnerable. So full of promise. Their parents work hard to give them every chance they need, to LIVE. And become big Piping Plovers, like them. And have MORE Piping Plovers, and keep this very... Continue Reading →

A Mighty Good Catch at Taylor Pond

A lone osprey circled above me at Taylor Pond... Sometimes gliding... Sometimes hovering, but always with his eyes intensely focused on the water below. I missed the actual splash when he hit the water because of the dock between us. But the fish he pulled up, myohmy what a catch! Then it was home, home... Continue Reading →

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