This is a superb owl

A superb owl

Friday, January 31
It's 'owl' in how you say it
this is about as much color as you'll catch on any typical day this time of year... unless you're lucky enough for a sunset shot.

Add a splash of color

Friday, January 24
It seems that writing in the winter is always a bit more difficult for me. Or at least writing about this winter.  Sure, I got …
A rose for Alex

Better than sliced bread

Friday, January 17
The funny thing about the internet is, seeing one thing will randomly make you wonder about another.  This morning, I read that Betty …
Hailey and I still look very similar

Do NOT try this at home.

Friday, January 10
Must. Write. A . Blog.  Must. Write. A . Blog.  Must. Write. A . Blog.  I know what I can write about.  We're only ten …

The Newseum is history

Friday, December 27, 2019
Do you know your first amendment rights? Think back to school. Your government or civics classes.  When asked if the First …
The office is eerily quiet, for a Monday morning.


Monday, March 16
Publishers Log: March 16, 2020 You can generally tell what day it is by who is in the office and what tasks we are doing. On …

On the move

Friday, June 21, 2019
I don't know about you but when things are a bit unsettled, creating some semblance of order seems to help. We're practicing …

Rainy day and Mondays

Friday, June 14, 2019
I have always enjoyed the sound of rain. I have found it soothing. It’s a day to stay inside. And it’s a great excuse …

A little of this, and that

Friday, June 7, 2019
We’re psyched here at The River Reporter. The 50th Anniversary Commemorative cards have arrived.  Just in time for the busy …

We must do better

Friday, May 31, 2019
When the highway crew came last week and scraped out a gully on the side of the road, we knew that when the rains came there would be …
A River Runs Through It

A "Northern Pearly Eye"

In flight these little butterflies with 2" wingspans seem dull as household moths.  But let one perch on a sunlight trail and bare an under-wing! 

Late Spring

Late May has been filled with maple seeds that whirl like tiny helicopters. This Silver Maple sprout -  removed from a mulched Azalea bed - has been replanted.

At the Window

Our "Checkerspot" visitor is tiny enough to land on a fingernail.  And at any window box we can encourage similar "pollinators."  

Basking Log

For turtles there's no needier spot. Sunlight warms them; produces Vitamin D; and, by drying, a shell can exterminate leeches and algae.