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Next Stop: Dauphin Island

Next Stop: Dauphin Island

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Dauphin Island, Alabama. Photo © George Dodd|Dreamstime.com. White sand seashores…ocean breezes…quiet pine forests…With such peaceful beauty to call its...

To Photograph An Eclipse

To Photograph An Eclipse

Solar eclipse. Photo © Choosakdi Kabyubon|Dreamstime.com. I visualize several groups of solar eclipse observers. One group makes no effort to photograph it. They simply enjoy the view without the...

Let’s Bring Them Over!

Let’s Bring Them Over!

It all seemed so noble, and Nicholas Pike decided to do it. Why not, when America was swarming with green canker worms, gregarious grubs, and multiple pests? In his mind’s eye, he saw the House...

Out of the Ordinary

Out of the Ordinary

We were ordinary people on an ordinary day, when something extraordinary happened.It was a gray morning. As I was hanging up wash, the sudden, furious barking of our dog Ike jerked me out of my...

Majestic March

Majestic March

My March Contest Honorable Mention White-tailed deer. Photo © Oseland|Dreamstime.com. The silent pre-dawn is blotted out by densely falling snow. Soundlessly, the hours drift away. Then gray morning...

Eagle Escapades

Eagle Escapades

Immature Bald Eagle eating a salmon. Photo © cgering|iStock.com. One cold, sparkling winter morning I carefully sneaked over to the bay window so as not to scare the many birds at the feeders. All...

Quacks and Splashes

Quacks and Splashes

Waterfowl migration on the Choptank River, Cambridge, Maryland. Photo © Cheryl Shank. Surf Scoters floated beneath us on the Choptank River, their dramatic head patterns standing out against the...

From the Editor’s Quill, February 2024

From the Editor’s Quill, February 2024

Last year we did a joint contest with Lenspiration photography students titled “My March.” Categories included, “Through my lens,” “Through my brushes,” and “Through my pens.” We announced the...