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Total Eclipse of the Sun 2017

Even though clouds and rain dominated the central Midwest on Monday, August 21st, we took in and enjoyed our Eclipse Trip 2017. We drove major roads to SW Iowa and cut over to smaller state and county roads where the views were more intimate and traffic less.  Rolling hills of the Iowa Southern Drift  added […]

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Bubble Gum Clouds!

The Bubble Gum Clouds! This poem is in honor of memories at Grammy Gibbs’ home in Maine where my sister, Lucy, and I used to swing on the hammock in the summer watching the clouds.  Yvonne Gibbs Fellows Perrault also took pictures of clouds and captured narratives and poems in small photo albums. The Bubble […]

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Birding Pro-Staffers, Marion and Rich Patterson

Binoculars Handy Around the House and are Great Gifts

Few household items are as handy as a pair of binoculars. Sure, they are great for getting a close look at birds visiting the feeder, but they are also helpful to: view the roof for loose shingles. observe from a distance butterflies, bees and other insects. bring distant worlds into view from the backyard. make […]

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