Birds and Bugs and Stuff

The agitated twittering of a family of robins in the cluster of birch trees near my bedroom window woke me from a fitful dose at 10:00 pm last night. Something was obviously amiss. Daylight in Alaska not withstanding, most non-predatory birds are tucked in and very quiet by this time of night. Leaves were rustling,Continue reading “Birds and Bugs and Stuff”

Raindrops and Eagle Songs

I awoke at 7:00 am to the joyful dance of a soft, steady rain on the roof of my motor home, accompanied by the mystical, musical sound of a pair of bald eagles in the tall spruce trees on either side of my campsite. If you have never had the privilege of listening to theseContinue reading “Raindrops and Eagle Songs”

Making Lemonade

I like it when a plan comes together, everything works out beautifully and the results are exactly as expected. And then there is reality. After jumping through multiple hoops to finally snag an appointment to have my RV professionally washed, waxed and buffed prior to winterizing, I was less than thrilled to be told, “Oh,Continue reading “Making Lemonade”