Citizen Science is where it’s at! Some great sites where you can get involved: Butterflies and Moths of North America Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) is an ambitious effort to collect, store, and share species information and occurrence data. You can participate by taking and submitting photographs of butterflies, moths, and caterpillars. Odonata […]
June 25-28th, 2015. A flotilla of tall ships will be down at the Philadelphia – Camden waterfront. A shame that the Kalmar Nyckel isn’t going to be there but there will be a 16th century vessel in attendance, El Galeon. I personally can’t wait to see L’Hermione, a replica of the ship that brought Lafayette to North […]
On Saturday I went to the Marcus Hook Pirate Festival. As an added bonus The Seadogs were singing. The size of this festival always amazes me not just in terms of participants but in terms of public attendance. LOTS of people. Also news to me that there is a fishing pier at the site of […]
9 inches and counting. This afternoon we were in a deathband of snow. Rates as high as 2 inches per hour. It’s still snowing. It’s GREAT.
This past Saturday we wandered down to Conowingo Dam to watch some eagles. The first thing we saw was THIS: AND THIS: …holycrapwhat….. But there were eagles. And vultures! But the best thing, the very best thing, I saw all day was …. TRIXIE!
Day trip down to Dover to see the Air Mobility Command Museum . Wow. What a great museum (except for the creepy dummies) and it is totally free. We brought a picnic lunch, walked the airfield and toured the hangar museum. Some of the planes are open so you can actually see the interiors. One of […]