Bye Bye Blackbird

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While Donnette and I were driving on a road next to a crawfish pond recently, we spotted a male Red-winged Blackbird perched on a roadside bush. For a moment he seemed to be staring directly at me, …

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Hiking Along McHugh Creek

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McHugh Creek Recreational Area is in the Chugach National Forest near Anchorage, AK. In July 2014 we hiked along the lower portion of the creek. Even though it was midsummer, we were surprised by the density of the forest along … Continue reading →