The Lost History of Yellowstone – from Smithsonian Magazine

Hunted nearly to extinction by white hunters, bison numbered only about two dozen inside Yellowstone in 1902. Today the herd consists of about 4,800. (Andrew Geiger)

Fascinating article by Richard Grant, photographs by Andrew Geiger for the Smithsonian Magazine. Read their full piece here.


It’s back to my lockdown hide , aka the patio door and time to spend a few hours in the cold , chilling with our garden squirrel. Talk about back to the future, I wouldn’t have believed you last March if you had said in what’s nearly a year I would still be confined to […]


Red-tailed Hawks — Love Birds — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I was driving through farmlands recently when I encountered a pair of Red-tailed Hawks sitting side by side atop a utility pole. I thought that they were a charming couple. These two birds are typical “southwestern” color […]

Red-tailed Hawks — Love Birds — Sonoran Images