Monthly Archives: July 2016


No matter how many families you have, there is always room in your heart for more.  I got adopted last week, even though I’m not an orphan by any stretch of the imagination.  The Peregrine Falcon survey crew came to … Continue reading

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Morale took a nosedive this week.  Extra trash to clean up from the Fourth of July weekend.  Office politics.  Missing tools.  Broken stuff.  And rain for three days.  I’ve been in Eagle for exactly six weeks now, and so far … Continue reading

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“Have adventures.  Just don’t die.”  Nick’s advice.  He said these words to me while we were leaving town.  His 1966 flatbed dually pickup creaked and rumbled over the gravel.  I had my life jacket stuffed behind my back, since the … Continue reading

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