Monthly Archives

February 2004

  • Quick winter observations

    Bright red cardinals are suspicious birds. Maybe they’re aware how ridiculously conspicuous they are. Unlike the ubiquitous sparrow or carefree chickadee, a cardinal grabs a seed from the feeder, and turns around while eating.…

  • The Magic Bus

    The other day I received an e-mail from a Canadian guy I was writing about who is based in Afghanistan. I’d written him to ask if I could interview him. He wrote back excitedly,…

  • Huggamugga to keep warm

    I make terrible coffee. A lot of people do. But it’s just one of those things; unless you know it yourself, no one will ever tell you — kind of like having bad breath…