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This morning: 3 degrees. Two great horned owls were softly duetting just outside the window where I was sitting at 4. Forecast is for an ice storm tomorrow. Advertisements

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Below zero

New Year’s day. We woke to 6 below zero and frost on the windows. Yesterday took a drive to see the eagles on the ice in the river, but they have moved to the south where there is more open … Continue reading

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Christmas Eagle, Forest Park

We went to the park this morning to see what we could see and saw an eagle. I have heard from 2 friends of recent eagle sightings in the park, a pair of them, but today we saw just one: … Continue reading

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Robins at 4 AM

The robins were chirping at 4 AM today, like they do in the springtime. The weather has been so warm I imagine it is confusing them as to the season. Highs near 60 are forecast through the week- the week … Continue reading

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Arboretum, 12/3/2017

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Full Moon, December 1, 2017

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Arboretum, November 2017

Mary Isabelle with blooming witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) Prairie morning This pond which usually has water in it for birds is totally dry- Has been a very dry fall this year Ripe persimmons (Diospyros virginiana) Kentucky coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus) Glade Love … Continue reading

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