Eaglets rebound: Eye infections clear as E17 backs off attacks

After days of concern, I was thrilled to tune into the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam and get good news. The eye infections causing the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife to temporarily remove the eaglets from the nest cleared up enough for them to be returned after seven days. In even better news, it appears E17 is backing off attacks on sibling E18. Continue reading “Eaglets rebound: Eye infections clear as E17 backs off attacks”

Sibling rivalry caught on eagle cam surprises viewers

If wildlife draws your attention, the Southwest Florida Eagle Cam is sure to be addictive. In its ninth year providing a closeup look at America’s symbolic bird, the eagle cam can surprise viewers sometimes because many people don’t realize sibling rivalry isn’t just a human trait. There’s another surprise too. Continue reading “Sibling rivalry caught on eagle cam surprises viewers”

Writer aims to take super hero down

The whole predicament started innocently. I asked a question and got an answer. Little did I know a super hero would mire me down in a project I am seriously desperate to finish. I have learned when you make a promise involving a super hero, it isn’t always easy to keep it. Continue reading “Writer aims to take super hero down”

Sufferin’ pareidolia! Seeing Batman in the clouds

My husband and I were sitting on the deck as late afternoon clouds rolled in. I glanced up and chuckled. “It looks like Batman is coming to visit,” I said. Continue reading “Sufferin’ pareidolia! Seeing Batman in the clouds”

Moon in the pool: Back yard is haven during COVID shutdown

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The moon in our pool on August 3, 2020. (Photo: Indie Art South)

A few weeks ago, a fellow who works in construction told me people are building patio rooms and other back yard attractions like crazy right now. For many of us, our back yard is a haven during these restrictive times. Last night I walked outside as is my custom before bedtime, and I was fascinated by the reflection of the moon in our swimming pool. I’ve been inspired by things I see out back so many times. Continue reading “Moon in the pool: Back yard is haven during COVID shutdown”