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City Garden

The entire time I’ve been here in Oklahoma City, I haven’t ventured far from home too often but only because I’m hopeful that I will be returning later this month on a permanent basis. There is truly a lot to … Continue reading

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Coastal Oklahoma

Temperatures have been hovering in the triple digits all across Oklahoma this week. Yes, it is a different kind of heat from the humid, steamy boil of a Florida summer that I’m so used to, but this dry heat is … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Camping!

Our campsite was surrounded by water on nearly all sides (the St. Johns River, Fort George Inlet, and the Atlantic Ocean). We (my brother Nick, Elle, her friend Taylor, Matt, and me) were situated on the north bank of the … Continue reading

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The Secret to Attracting Butterflies

Last week, I was notified by the USGS via email that one of my photo submissions of a Red Admiral butterfly had been accepted by the BAMONA Project (which I wrote about here).  Coincidentally, the following day I attended the … Continue reading

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Earth Day Resolutions

Have you ever noticed how Earth Day is a New Year’s Eve of sorts? You know, complete with the inspiration to do good things and make changes, to become a better person and steward for the planet. Preparations, big or … Continue reading

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Adventuring: Jekyll Island (Day Two, Part Three), or We Got Our Flippie Floppies

After visiting the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, we headed over to Tidelands, a 4-H Nature Center overseen by the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.  The Tidelands offers a couple of different ways to enjoy the island’s … Continue reading

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We have been spoiled by temperatures in the 70s for the past two days.  Sadly, that comes to an end today.  I had to take one more walk outside before I crawl back into hibernation mode and was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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