2023-03-11 Web Upgrades to v5.1

Before finishing my tour of North America in 2022, I begin dreaming about my next expedition. It was the maritime provinces in Canada that I most wanted to explore next. I’d hoped to depart in mid-February, but the universe had different plans for me. Some of the delays were rather frustrating, but in retrospect the … Read more

WebWork Underway

Recently, my web team began working on improvements to the shadeTreeImaging website. There may be an occasional hiccup as changes are being implemented. Please be patient!

2023 – The Road Ahead, The Road Behind

A Word On My Recovery:  The injuries I suffered from the fall I took from my bike last November that put me in a Trauma Center for a week have largely healed. I’ve been improving daily, and getting my “projects” sorted out and planning my next expedition. A Word About My Preparations:  When I’m not … Read more

2022-09-16 SPI on a Friday

Friday, after my morning visits with the birds at Sheepshead and later at the SPI Convention Centre, I took a break from the worst of the midday heat, and retired to my campsite across the road from the SPICC, where I found shelter under the air conditioner in my RV, and I could work on … Read more

2022-09-15 Thursday on the Island

As my time on South Padre draws near its end, I wish I could stay for months, instead of the weeks available in my time-budget. It is especially hard to think about leaving when a fresh supply of warbler species starts showing up.  Like most days here on the island, I began my morning at … Read more

Memories of My Friend Jerry Goffe

Ken, a friend in Albuquerque, called me on Monday to let me know that our mutual friend Jerry Goffe passed away Sunday night. Ken and I talked at length about our favorite “Jerry” memories. I’ve known no one with a bigger love of life than Jerry. He was at his best when given the opportunity … Read more

2022-04-25 In Malheur

The clear blue skies I enjoyed in Burns Oregon on Saturday and Sunday degraded to a gloomy gray on Monday. Still, the gloom was not so deep as to dampen the enjoyment during my tour of the Visitor Center at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. I told myself after my last visit to Malheur that I … Read more

2022-04-03 Yaquina South Jetty

I arrived Saturday in Newport, and spent most of the day catching up with my blogging tasks, but after spending the night north of town, I wanted to see what birding treasures I might find in the area. In keeping with my “south-jetty fetish”, I drove to the South Yaquina Bay Jetty on the southern … Read more