Snakes in the Ozarks

February 16, 2024 2

I walked outside one morning to find my front-yard filled with purple crocus flourishing in a balmy 60-degree version of February.  This inspired me to…

The Whippoorwill

May 19, 2023 1

Perhaps not surprisingly, some of the strangest things Out There are things that you don’t even see.  The whippoorwill, or whip-poor-will, is a prime example. …

Ticks!

April 10, 2023 2

I wish I knew how many thousands of dollars ticks have cost me. And the worst part is, they weren’t even MY ticks.  I used…