There Once Was a Puffin Oh, there once was a Puffin Just the shape of a muffin, And he lived on an island In the bright blue sea! He ate little fishes, That were most delicious, And he had them for supper And he had them for tea. But this poor little Puffin, He couldn't … Continue reading PUFFINS!
...and a few years ago I started trying. They were mostly short stories, some poetry, an few attempts at longer works, mostly unfinished. I've been thinking about dusting off one of my more complete attempts and trying to make it into a polished novel. Can I do it?I think I've never wanted to commit to … Continue reading Someday I want to write….
The first of two planned summer trips: this one in Cape Cod. Charlie has been there many times but this was my first visit. Here's a recap:Provincetown - Whale WatchBesides the whale I saw a few new birds including shearwaters and eiders (see below). P-town is a very interesting place. Would have been fun to … Continue reading Cape Cod Crusin’
Finally, my first trip to Montezuma this spring! The eagles were on the nest and I managed to catch them together - not an easy thing to do since usually one is in the nest and the other is out hunting or just taking a break. The canal was dotted with various waterfowl, mostly migrating … Continue reading Here’s to Lifers!
Last weekend was the annual Crary Camp in Gaines, Pa. The group was small this year, but we had great fun. It's a little scary to find a crew as crazy as my native clan, but nice to feel so comfortable being with them. We biked the rail trail along a meandering stream and stumbled … Continue reading Gaines, PA
About a month ago I promised photos of my new granddaughter. I have no excuse for being so delayed in posting but in the meantime, I have another newborn to add: My grand-niece was born on Monday. So the next generation is all girls for now...methinks someone needs to get a move on and produce … Continue reading Adding to the next generation
It's been awhile since I've been to Montezuma and I've been itching to go. Saturday was the day and Charlie agreed to come along. I was disappointed to find that the main drive was blocked off for "repairs" and the eagles were nowhere to be seen at Mud Lock - thought my day might be … Continue reading Montezuma 2010
When you shot the picture it seemed like an interesting scene. Then you look at it on the computer and it's just kind of ho-hum. But wait! Turn it - sideways, upside down, backwards - and see what you get. It might surprise you.
Busy weekend for graduations: May 21 Ben had his pinning ceremony for his RN. Sunday the 23rd Charlie's daughter Elaina received her BA in Fine Arts from SUNY New Paltz. Upward and onward!
On Friday, May 7th, what might be the biggest thing to happen to the Syracuse Sky Chiefs and the Washington Nationals stepped onto the mound at Alliance Bank Stadium. His name: Stephen Strasburg. His game: Baseball. His fame: 100+ mpg fast balls. It was a sold out, standing room only crowd who came to see … Continue reading Nat’s best hope?