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Sea Stars

Thousands of Sea Stars had washed ashore on Sanibel Island.  I’d never seen or heard of these before — Star Fish yes, but never Sea Stars.  The one pictured above measures about 10-12″ across, a large one; most were 6-8″. … Continue reading

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Making Tracks

It was late afternoon of an early fall day.  I was walking through a local wildlife refuge called Heron Haven, located smack dab in the middle of Omaha suburbs.  I was minding my own business, just enjoying the quiet and … Continue reading

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Bull Elk

I found this beautiful bull elk tending his harem near Estes Park.  It was early morning, about an hour after sunrise.  The temperature was low 40’s, cold enough to see his breath when he bugled. His harem of approximately two … Continue reading

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Jerico Law Enforcement

Jerico is in “Area A” of the West Bank, which is totally controlled by the Palestinian Authority.  While visiting, I noticed these two policemen at the end of the block.  I had read they are friendly to Westerners, non-Jewish of … Continue reading

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Lego Land

Is this Lego Land? No, but it’s hard to imagine more Lego pieces in any one place.  Legos are an important part of this family’s play time, developing creative and problem solving skills, while improving fine-motor control.  Even the dog loves the time … Continue reading

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Liar!

  Say whaaat?  Does this sign make any sense?  Do you see any trees?  In the middle of Cherry County, Nebraska, known for its wide-open spaces, I came across this sign. I double-checked the map and made sure of my … Continue reading

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Who’s Counting?

Spring break and the grandkids were out of school, so we piled in the car and headed south. Clear skies, light winds and moderate temps — a perfect day to witness the massive spring migration of waterfowl at Squaw Creek … Continue reading

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