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Eating Crow About Crows; or How Luna Outwitted a Hawk

Yes, I know all about the specialness of crows. They’re smart. They’re highly evolved. Yadda yadda yadda. But they also kamikaze dive-bomb me sometimes when I step out the door into :my: yard and they often make an unholy racket. … Continue reading

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Bawk Bawk…HAWK!

It’s summertime, and the living is queasy because of those relentless┬áraptors in the sky, the red-tailed and red-shouldered hawks. I used to step outside on a summer morning and revel in the tranquility of our semi-rural neighborhood. You might hear … Continue reading

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How Monet’s Garden Grows (in the Bronx)

Last weekend’s NYC weather was glorious and we celebrated by heading up to the Bronx for opening day of The New York Botanical Garden’s “Monet’s Garden” exhibit. Faithful readers will recall that we visited the Garden a few years back … Continue reading

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