Category Archives: Nature

The Teeth of Winter

My wife says they look like teeth. Interesting melt pattern on the snowy deck. The “dentition” is from the second-last snowfall. The new stuff is from yesterday. 49 inches so far in the Twin Cities this winter. That’s a lot … Continue reading

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On The Tube: Green Planet

As you can see, our younger cat, Miranda, enjoys watching nature on tv. My wife has been catching her interest in the mornings with birds on YouTube. Apparently, David Attenborough and his new seriesĀ The Green PlanetĀ is also prime cat viewing. … Continue reading

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Lament for the Thylacine

I was out Christmas shopping yesterday. I heard on the radio yesterday that the remains of the world’s last known thylacine were found in a Tasmanian museum. When I was a boy, I was fascinated and sad reading about extinct … Continue reading

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Life In Color/Colour

David Attenborough is like the Walter Cronkite of nature documentary hosts. While outside whited itself out, inside there was color on the morning tube. Life in Color is the latest Netflix/Attenborough collaboration. It’s an excellent one. It has the advances … Continue reading

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Our Planet

David Attenborough was scooped up by Netflix some years ago. I wondered why. To outdo the BBC? How could decades of extraordinary filmmaking be advanced? See the series Our Planet to find out. I’ve enjoyed nature documentaries since I was … Continue reading

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Autumn River

Or, a creek, more like. Soon we’ll reach the shining river, Soon our pilgrimage will cease, Soon our happy hearts will quiver, With the melody of peace. I’m reminded of that lovely passage in Isaiah 60: Then you shall see … Continue reading

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By The November Stream

Some people like the peak colors of Fall. And these are certainly nice. I remember finding a leaf when I was a young boy that reminded me of an old map of Mars with red and yellow and green in … Continue reading

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