Shrew and Snail

Curiosity cabinet of books, animals, and art and kitchen experiments

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May 2010

Birdwatching Travel

West Texas adventure, Part 3

Tuesday morning I couldn’t even find my parents.  I thought they might have found a ride home, or possibly I had killed them with the long hike.  It turns out my parents have learned how to sleep late. Interesting. Tuesday we took a driving tour of the park, to see the things that are on  ...

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Birdwatching Travel

West Texas adventure, Part 1

BT, my parents, and I went on an adventure to West Texas this past week. We spent two nights in Marfa and three nights in Big Bend National Park. Friday, we drove out I-10 through Fort Stockton and stopped in Marathon to check out the Gage Hotel. There was a big wedding, so we went to the White  ...

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Gardening

The new fountain and a mystery

When we got married last year, my aunt wanted to get us a gift and I suggested a birdbath. She lives in NYC and we live here, so that was logistically probably not the best choice. But I took advantage when my parents came to town and they helped me pick something out. I love it! We might need  ...

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