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Twenty-One Beautiful Birds of Panama – Birdgasm!

Panama has more species of birds than the United States and Canada combined. I awoke on my first morning in Panama to the sound of all those birds of Panama. I up and stumbled out onto the balcony of my friend Maria Elena overlooking the Bridge of the Americas, grabbed a cup of the most [...]

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On the Quetzales Trail Panama

The Quetzales Trail Panama connects the town of Boquete to the town of Cerro Punta along the edge of the Baru Volcano, the highest mountain in Panama at 11,398 feet.  The trail cuts through the cloud forest along the Talamanca mountain range.  The trail rises from a deep valley through gigantic ancient oaks, magnolias and [...]

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Spectacled Caiman – My Shot of the Day – January 18, 2013

Wildlife in Panama Plowing into the jungle near the Rio Obispo looking for birds, I immediatly saw a Crimson-bellied woodpecker, a sirystes and a type of trogon showing off a small butterfly he had taken. A green iguana crossed the path, far too fast for me to take a picture and I made a made [...]

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My Shot of the Day: Alpine Spring

I’m not sure of the species so, if you know, please help me out. The flower photographs I get in the alpine meadows of the Southern Rockies are my favorites.  This one was budding in Taos Ski Valley yesterday afternoon. ##

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My Shot of the Day: Hiking for the Virgin from Bagnères-de-Bigorre

  I walked straight up the mountain out of  Bagnères-de-Bigorre at noon. The last of the autumn leaves were so thick they were like ice under my feet where the trail went steep; which was most places.  I saw a Bearded vulture, then a fox, then I passed over a small, muddy stream framed in blue [...]

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Slide Show: Our Second Snow

Taos, New Mexico got its second hit of winter over night. In the lower elevations accumulations was less than 1/2 inch but the high country got dumped on – over 10 inches in the Taos Ski Valley. The storm is moving off with a slow but steady rise in temperatures today. Winter is coming after [...]

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Green Chile Chicken Posole

Ok. Ok. I’ve gotten way many requests the past few months for a particular recipe. Fine food is not something to remain hidden. So here is, more or less, how I make my home-made green chile chicken posole. It’ s not totally my recipe. I modified it based on a meal cooked for me several [...]

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A Weekend Well Spent

North Crestone Canyon. Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area. Colorado.

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Finland’s Kvarken Archipelago

The m/s Tiira leaves several times a day from the dock in Vasa. The small tour boat holds about thirty and most tend to be Finns. There are the older women’s groups on their weekly excursion, the small families out to see a few birds, a romantic couple or two and, of course, those looking [...]

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My Shot of the Day: Clouds Climb in Heavy Rain. Taos Ski Valley, NM

Still more snow on the mountain this morning after another night of rain. Cool and crisp and like Fall.

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Two Images. Haiti and Norway

The top image is from Ouanga Bay, Haiti showing fishermen heading out at dusk. I circled the camera lense with a napkin. The lower image is from a fish store in Bodo, Norway and is of a very large, dried fish-head in a glass counter.

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