Tag: pennsylvania

A Wise Old Owl

An early start to the day found me driving two hours north in the dark to Ephrata, Pennsylvania. Tucked in a tree in the middle of town is the nest of a Great Horned Owl. Her favorite tree for several years, she returns to raise her family. It […]

That’s a Lot of Geese

The bird migration on the Atlantic flyway is beginning in earnest. Earlier than usual due to the milder winter tens of thousands of snow geese have landed at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County, Stevens Pennsylvania. Visiting last Friday driving just up the road from the […]

A Little Who-Let

There is a little town in Pennsylvania, where along a quiet stream in the middle of town stands a tree. This tree holds treasures within. These treasures? Three Great Horned Owlets! Quickly becoming well-known in the birding and bird photography community in our area, of course I had […]

Eastern State Penitentiary

Walk with me if you dare, through the ghost halls of the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Notoriously known as ESP, this fourteen-acre, city wide block sized prison was built in 1829. Built like a castle fortress, at least sunny skies are present to guide us on […]

Orchid Beauty

IN SPRING Your grasses up north are as blue as jade, Our mulberries here curve green-threaded branches; And at last you think of returning home, Now when my heart is almost broken…. O breeze of the spring, since I dare not know you, Why part the silk curtains […]

A Burst of Color

From the snow covered trails on the rolling hills of Maryland, to the tropical paradise of the Conservatory of Longwood Gardens. Beauty in nature from both extremes. After a restless night, I stumbled into the car at 4:30 in the morning to reach Kennett Square to attend a […]