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California Dreamin’

I welcome any excuse to take a break from the regular routine and get away for a little while. It’s even better when the invitation to escape includes cause for celebration. Earlier this year, I received a “save the date” … Continue reading

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Miriam and Tim’s Little Adventure

I thoroughly enjoyed my recent visit to Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, and I had every intention of returning. That being said, I did not expect to find myself back there before the end of the week. While I was … Continue reading

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Peaks and Valleys

You know what they say about the best-laid plans. The original scheme for our post-pelagic adventure was a scenic drive down Highway 1 through the Big Sur area. I’ve heard rave reviews about the stunning vistas and wildlife encounters possible … Continue reading

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The Best of the West

My vacation this summer¬†has a very unique flavor to it. I’m currently writing from a physics research site at Stanford, where people far smarter than me do all kinds of science. My good friends Dylan and Aly¬†have been kind enough … Continue reading

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Owl Be Back

One of the many perks of exploring the natural world is the occasional opportunity to observe the same individual animal more than once. We certainly see local representatives of common species over and over in our day-to-day lives, and sometimes … Continue reading

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