Prothonotary Warbler Project and a Giveaway

The prothonotary warbler derives its name from ancient Catholic scribes who were said to wear bright yellow hoods, which these cute little warblers appear to be wearing.  As opportunistic as they are brilliant yellow, these eastern warblers are just a … Continue reading

Spring News!

Well, I had been preparing to post about a recent bass fishing trip with my oldest son and then a photo post about all the different wildflowers that have cropped up in our yard this spring, and then I guess … Continue reading

Dolphins and a Contest!

Those of a particular generation acquired their first and only knowledge of dolphins through Flipper, the mid-1960s TV series about a precocious dolphin and its relationship with an adolescent boy. In the series, Flipper exhibited high intelligence and an extraordinary understanding … Continue reading

March on the Mandalay Nature Trail

Wanderlust: noun 1. a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about.  Filled with wanderlust and a big dose of early spring fever, I hopped in the Impala and headed to parts unknown.  I’ve come to learn that these are often … Continue reading

Creole Soul Potatoes (and a giveaway)

Okay, ladies and gents, it’s time for an easy new dish AND time to give away a little prize!   Have you ever stopped to ponder just how marvelous is a potato?  I mean, they come in all colors, shapes, … Continue reading