2023, 02 February

The Amazing American Eel

The Amazing American Eel

American eels. Photo © Michael Wood/Dreamstime.com. Far away in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is a sea called the Sargasso Sea. It is a gigantic clockwork of currents called a gyre, where...

Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells

Ice bells on Muddy Creek, VA. Photo © Cheryl Shank. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, along Muddy Creek,Where the water was dashing, the weather was bleak,Cold winds were howling, and mercury...

Our Hoary Redpoll Pursuits

Our Hoary Redpoll Pursuits

Hoary Redpoll. Photo © Simonas Minkevius/Dreamstime.com. Two years ago, the winter brought some unusual birds to us from the North country. One of these was a Hoary Redpoll. It was coming to another...

Let’s Take a Hike: Sun Pillar

Let’s Take a Hike: Sun Pillar

The day after Christmas, John Friesen captured this photo of a sun pillar nine minutes before sunrise. Photo © John Friesen.