Growing up, my sister and I thought we were being good citizens of planet Earth by saving up old bread and feeding it to the ducks that lived at a nearby pond.  Only recently have I learned just how dangerous it is to feed ducks, geese, swans, and other water fowl bread.  Just like in […]

After a picnic lunch at Loose Park and a brief bit of tailgating, my youngest daughter and I took a walk around the duck pond at Loose Park on an unseasonably warm day last Saturday.  The pond was full of Canada geese and mallard ducks, all of which are ridiculously friendly due to the amount […]

On one final walk along the Maas River before heading for the train station for Paris, I came across these geese swimming in the Maas River.  I couldn’t choose between these two shots. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite between the two? Goose Photo #1.   Goose Photo #2.   You Might […]

Like much of the middle part of the country, Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has been suffering from oppressive heat and no rain for many, many months.  The weather seems to have taken a toll on everyone  and everything, from farmers to suburban landscaping, from rivers and creeks to the wildlife that depends on them. Drought Photo #1.  A […]

While exploring the outskirts of Weston this past weekend, we stumbled onto the Weston Red Barn Farm.  After buying some fresh peaches, we walked down to see the animals.  As I was snapping pics of the windmill, a white goose barreled toward us, hissing mad. Soon we saw why the goose was so aggressive… According […]

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