It was a fun audience at my South Africa presentation in July. They came with great questions, and even gave up a few chuckles at my goofy jokes, and my grand designs to have Kurt build a party-size backyard braai. Many thanks to the Indiana Free Library for having me, and for hosting my upcoming … More This One’s for the Birds
I have to admit, this one had me stumped. Kurt and I were going through photos of our first trips to Kruger, in late winter/early Spring of 2013, and came across this photo I took of a pretty yellow-and-white bird in a bush. Having spent the last two years cramming birds of Southern Africa into … More Can You Identify this African Bird?
My December column has posted over at Expat Focus. Please take a moment to follow this link to read it, share it, and support my work there: Christmas Birds in South Africa And as always, a few more photos for my readers here, to accompany the column… In other news on this Manuscript Monday, I’ve … More Christmas Birds
It’s hard to live between our home in Lover, Pennsylvania and Kurt’s assignment in Madison, Indiana. Home upkeep, especially in the country, is challenging when you’re around every day, so imagine having to cram all that upkeep into once or twice a month. Maintenance is exhausting. I destroyed a bird’s nest this weekend—with eggs in … More Habitat: Replacing the multi-flora rose bushes, and mowing the “Back 40”