Cathedral of Sunrise


Sea turtle patrol is one of my favorite summer volunteer efforts. Actually, it’s more than that. It’s my time in Read More →

Slithering, Scampering….Cycling

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The no-shouldered friends have been more active recently on the backcountry trail where I ride but today they were hogging Read More →

Tilting at Windmills

Pablo Picasso's Don Quixote

“Do you see over yonder, friend Sancho, thirty or forty hulking giants? I intend to do battle with them and Read More →

She Turns 30 Tomorrow

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Thirty years ago on Mother’s Day I was home with her dad experiencing early stages of labor. Two weeks over-due Read More →

Sound Magic


Today as I unloaded my bicycle from the rack, exchanged flip flops for cycling cleats, and donned a helmet, I Read More →


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The full moon hanging low in the pre-dawn sky lit the cool, white sand of the wildlife refuge. The path Read More →

Whale Dreamer

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Whales are back in my dreams. It all started somewhere in the dark, rainy night when storms passed through washing Read More →

The Jewels of Alabama

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Today as I was cycling through the backcountry of Gulf State Park, I reflected on how much this beautiful conservation Read More →

Five Years Later

Common Loon friend that shared the beach with me today as I reflected on the past five years

I stood on the shore of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, early summer 2010 with tears streaming down my Read More →

Saying Goodbye to Whales

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April 3rd We left our mooring on the Silver Bank early this morning and it feels as if my heart Read More →