2022, 12 December

On a Starry Night in December

On a Starry Night in December

“Papa! May Joshua, Michaela, and I sleep outside on Tuesday night to watch the Geminid meteor shower?” I questioned eagerly, looking up from the November issue of Nature Friend where I had just...

Some of the Southwestern Wrens

Some of the Southwestern Wrens

Cactus Wren eating cactus fruit. Photo © Jay Pierstorff/Dreamstime.com. In the southern part of California, the climate is dry. Not much rain falls in a whole year. Some types of birds like a dry...

The Shed Hunt

The Shed Hunt

Shed elk antler. Photo © Harlyn Eby. “Okay, let’s go,” said Allyn as he jumped into the Dodge. The rest of us climbed in, and we set out for the mountains. After driving for approximately an hour,...

Honk! Quack!

Honk! Quack!

Snow Geese flying. Photo © Matt Anderson/Dreamstime.com. One sunny day we decided to go to Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area. After driving a ways, we stopped and watched an assortment of ducks...