Monthly Archives: October 2014

Fall Out The Window!

A look out the window this morning; chill in the air, mist in the valley, fall foliage underway here in the yard but already waning on the Ramapo Mountains beyond…  Happy Halloween Eve! (Yes, that’s a picture of Sandy Paws, faintly visible in … Continue reading

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Keeping An Eye On The Weather – Two, A Birdseye!

Like a similar image posted last year, I believe this is a Northern Mockingbird (Not Woodpecker!!) , who apparently likes to ride on my weathervane.  Calling him “Klingon,” and wondering how he “gets a grip,” he brazenly sang a happy tune as he swung … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Talent Contest – Oct. 9th, 2014

A few days ago, a pair of bald eagles appeared in one of the recently vacated osprey nests on the edge of Barnegat Bay, (Ocean County) New Jersey.  As seen from a few hundred yards offshore, they apparently were playing ‘one … Continue reading

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The Longest Footbridge in the World

(Below is a re-post, originally published here on  November 17th 2013 only to be lost in cyberspace 2 months later.)  Recently, a friend and I walked across the 1.28-mile (2.06 km) Poughkeepsie (NY) Bridge; built in 1889 as the first railroad … Continue reading

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