Tag Archives: osprey

Tuesday Topics – The Bald Cypress Tree

Tuesday Topics – Nature  The Bald Cypress is a unique tree: it can thrive in standing water, it has “knees” that act as snorkels for its roots, and it is a conifer (usually evergreens) but it loses it needles every … Continue reading

Posted in Natural History | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fishing on the Farm Part 2 – Fishing before Football Practice

Fish for breakfast was not uncommon in my family. For that matter, my father (and I) liked salted herring and scrambled eggs for breakfast. By the time I was in high school, I had perfected the art of preparing fresh … Continue reading

Posted in I Grew up on a Virginia Farm | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments