Category Archives: Elsewhere

Bobcats and bears

I took a walk yesterday morning before sunrise and only tonight discovered that that is not a good idea, since apparently there are bear, bobcats, panthers, and gators that all come out in the dark when we humans aren’t in … Continue reading

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Orlando Summer Solstice

I am at a conference in Orlando which is held this year at a resort-like hotel with huge grounds and nearly impossible to leave without a car. So my usual habit of finding a store nearby and stocking up on … Continue reading

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Bunker/Reynolds

Yesterday we went to Dennis’ 50th high school reunion in Bunker, MO, 120 miles and 50 years away from here, as Dennis says. We did not stay long at the day-long event. His old classmates are nice folks but we … Continue reading

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70

Today was our friend Hely’s 70th birthday so we went out looking for birds. We saw kestrels, Cooper’s hawks, Harriers, PELICANS (first this year!), great blue herons, American egrets, PURPLE MARTINS back in their houses, swifts, bank swallows and tree … Continue reading

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Pride Parade

I could not resist the Pride parade yesterday. Here are some photos. The first 5 photos are during the staging preparations. The pretty-much naked fellow loved to pose and dance around. I’m sure he has a full frontal somewhere on … Continue reading

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Telegraph Pride

This morning there is a piece of paper slipped under my hotel room door telling me that the Pride Parade is today, starting just one block from here, and that all hotel entrances will be locked! Coincidentally, a friend and … Continue reading

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Boulder

Driving into Boulder-                   This is the family peony, the same plant that came through the Cumberland Gap in the 1800s. Several of us have pieces of it around the country now. … Continue reading

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Saturday morning, after the Cardinals won the World Series. Saturday afternoon, coffee with Ginger at the Delmonico Diner A turkey and a chicken greeted us on Sunday afternoon when we arrived at the farm where a friend keeps her horses. … Continue reading

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Sweetie pie and homeless

In Atlanta now, where the waitresses call you “sweetie” and “honey pie,” it’s sweet, I kinda like it. I went across the street to get a bite to eat and as I ate watched through the window an aged black … Continue reading

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A table-waiting artist

An interesting thing happened yesterday. I stopped at a French-themed cafe/bar at the corner of 75th and Lexington to eat lunch. They gave me a little table on the patio, the sun was shining, I could watch the people and … Continue reading

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