Monthly Archives: November 2011

Swan song

Over the weekend, there was a new visitor to Freedom Park:  a Mute Swan.  And that name, alone, makes the phrase “swan song” kinda funny, don’t you think? Anyway, in the middle of the Canada Geese and the Mallards, there … Continue reading

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Just passing through

This morning was a gorgeous morning to be in the park.  A bit of mist in the air before the sun came up made for a very quiet, scenic run.  As I turned down the greenway, a lot of birds … Continue reading

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Hey! Citizen Science!

Yeah, I’m talking to you.  You, over there in the corner.  The one who thinks nobody notices that you like looking at birds.  Come over here.  I’ve got a job for you.  Really, I do. Who does science, anyway?  Well … Continue reading

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