Monday morning before dawn this spider greeted me at the threshold of our kitchen bathroom, exposed on the floor as I reached in with the hand that wasn’t holding the coffee cup and turned on the light. We have a lot of spiders in our house, and you mostly get used to them. But …
You could still hear the cicadas after the fireworks and after the rain, and their carapaces were there to be discovered all around this neighborhood w…
Morning by the bay, waiting for the Kaiju We’re at the Texas coast this week, enjoying the beach in the rain, and exploring the unlikely wildlife corri…
I didn't get far from my desk during the week, but I did get out with the dog every morning. Mostly on the sidewalk, where Thursday we came upon a myst…
Saturday morning the East Austin Street Retriever and I headed out into the woods behind the factories right at daybreak, a little after 6 a.m. She’s b…
The first sunflowers of the summer bloomed this week here on the bluff, as the rains stopped, the clouds disappeared, and the temperatures pushed above…
Almost every day this week, I found the fragment of a songbird egg in my path. On the sidewalk, mostly, making you wonder where they came from, what th…
Monday morning when I stepped out of my trailer into the pre-dawn dark, a huge raptor flew past my head, maybe a few feet away, in the direction of the…
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