As we look up into the Heavens we see clear skies and just a few scud clouds. Nice day for a picnic, maybe watching the games on TV, or go swimming. All seems normal. Yet a hundred miles away ominous clouds are gathering, and thunderbolts of lightning are dancing about on the landscape.
The western, all-night-howling coyote has moved east and in many instances adapted to city trash can dinners, including cats, and small dogs. This rural area also contains coyotes, and local cattle ranchers fear calving time as many new born are gutted and otherwise eaten by coyotes.
Bears, big Black Bears are the only fear that the “Tin Man” (Alice in Wonderland) will have in Floyd County and surrounding areas. Actually Black Bears do not represent real danger to humans as our northern Brown/Grizzle bears do. The most powerful and dangerous of course is the hunter’s dream of a Kodiak bear in […]
I started writing about the Lyme Tick from Lyme, Connecticut years back. Ho Hum, not much in the news these days but it is a major threat-I have been infected by the bacterium carried inside the Lyme tick twice. There are a hundred varied ticks and all carry some sort of toxin, some fatal-some just […]
For a number of years I have been writing about the necessity of water, for cooking, potable water, and water for your garden. I wrote about storage of water and the lists goes on over the past 30 years. Now there is a real, documented danger to the western states, mainly California and Mexico; also […]