Monthly Archive: August, 2015

Katydids, Crickets and Angel Wings

Late summer and early autumn evenings include the wonderful nighttime sounds of our local crickets, katydids and angel wings.  The Natural History Society of Maryland recently sponsored a “cricket crawl,” asking members and… Continue reading

Nature Rx

Try prescription strength nature! On some level we all know time outside is good for us – some exercise, a nice way to relax . . . Turns out spending more time in nature actually means… Continue reading

Froglegs Intel

Trump Supporters Anonymous  

Clinton Fatigue

Paging Doctor Cruz.    

Old Field Meadow

I did some field work today in an upland old field meadow, with frontage onto the Chesapeake Bay.  The Anne Arundel County, Maryland site had numerous flowering plants, some of which included the… Continue reading

Second Place for Extracted Honey

I entered three, one pound jars of honey for judging at the 2015 Howard County Fair.  When the judging was completed by a panel of five judges, I took second place! The following… Continue reading

The ME (millennial) Generation

University of San Diego:  Kids who grow up on farms learn dedication and hard work, employers says;  urban kids become pathetic losers. The value of hard work isn’t necessarily learned in the classroom; … Continue reading

Machine Gun Bacon

Breakfast of Champions!      

Must Watch Intellectual Froglegs

Fantastic Episode! When both political parties hate you, you must be doing something right.  Donald Trump is our middle finger.        

Pond Fishing

I call this series of photos the L.L. Bean Photo Shoot, with Jeb Burchick and Heather Shields. Welcome to the cabin pond. An “antiqued” photo, “Welcome to the Cabin, Let’s go Fishing.” Now… Continue reading

Observations From The Field

I’ve been doing natural resources inventory field work at a location between Quantico and Aquia Creek in the Chopawamsic watershed of Stafford, Virginia.  With camera in hand I was able to get some… Continue reading