March 2015

Let the Migration Begin

by carbonboy on March 27, 2015

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For the Sandhill Cranes, the Platte River is a brief stop-over to refuel on last season’s corn crop. They are named for their preference to gather on the foliage-free sand banks of the river, as it is collectively safer than the dense vegetation along those banks. From what I have read, they hang around for […]


The Sand Hill Crane Migration: They’re Coming!

by carbonboy on March 22, 2015

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I am planning a sunset walk on the Platte River tomorrow – hopefully getting a bit closer. The bird tourists arrive next week and, thankfully, I’ll be home for a few weeks to see the Cherry Blossoms in DC and take in some adventures in NYC!


First Grill after the Chill

by carbonboy on March 15, 2015

It’s amazing how fast we go from cleaning the damn road salt off ones car to cleaning bugs off the windshield. Well that’s what happened this weekend and it is a much needed lift. Now when it first reaches 80 degrees F a man simply needs to forget about all the good stuff he mostly […]


Daylight Saving Time Already?

by carbonboy on March 8, 2015

Somewhere in Wyoming on I-80 East at Sunrise on the Morning of Day Light Savings Time It arrived as it often does without my knowledge. But I am glad that it is here – along with the first signs of spring. A loyal friend for a decade – thinking it’s only middle age! The old […]