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Category Archives: Humor
Rocky Mountain Wildlife 2014: from Weird to Wonderful
Let’s start with the weird. A baby Great Horned Owl should be cute, right? But this guy…just plain scary. Owls are often walking the line between cute and horrifying. Not sure which side these two fall on: Muskrats could be … Continue reading
Hidden Yellowstone: What Else Have I Been Missing?
Waaaaay off in the distance – at least a mile away – we could see a brown dot moving around a meadow. There was no one around with a good scope, so we had to depend on our binoculars to … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Humor, Montana, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Wildlife, Yellowstone Tagged can you find the wolf?, hidden wolf, Yellowstone wolf 18 Comments
to be more like the wonderful human being who posted this warning at a local trailhead: Happy New Year everyone!
Posted in Adventure, Hiking, Humor, Life, Nature, Wildlife Tagged bigfoot warning, don't forsake manners, Sasquatch 16 Comments
One Good Thing About December….
I seem to have more than my share of Bah Humbug genes, so December is not one of my favorite months. Really, all this dark and cold? Bah. Humbug. But I am rather fond of making lists, and the end … Continue reading
Posted in Birding, Humor, Life, Montana, Nature, Photography, Wildlife 16 Comments
These Birds Have Something to Say….
and they’re gonna say it, by golly. Think birds are just sitting around, singing the occasional ditty, dreaming about the next worm? Think again, my friend. There’s a lot going on in those birdbrains. Take this little Eastern Kingbird family. … Continue reading
Posted in Birding, Humor, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Wildlife Tagged Catbird, Eastern Kingbird, Osprey, Red Crossbill, talking birds 16 Comments
Lone Ranger Wannabes and Other Silly Birds
These dudes think they’re so clever. Like they think I won’t notice that they’ve totally ripped off their “disguise”? You know they’re up to no good – planning a heist or a bird-napping. And the hairdos that some birds come up with are … Continue reading
Posted in Birding, Humor, Nature, Outdoors, Wildlife Tagged Cedar Waxwings, Horned Grebe, Merganser, Mountain Bluebird, Red Crossbills 12 Comments
In Ovando, Montana, Santa Wears Chaps
Here he comes! See him? He’s up there, on the highway! There he is! Wait…that’s not Santa. It’s his cousin, Cowboy Claus. He’s helping Santa out. And of course there’s the traditional Christmas shootout: It’s kind of loud, so be … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Life, Montana, Travel Tagged Cowboy Claus, Ovando Montana, Western Christmas 16 Comments
OK Ira Glass, This is Not a Guilty Pleasure. But it’s Still Embarrassing.
Ira Glass, in the New York Times Book Review, August 16 2012: “I don’t believe in guilty pleasures, I only believe in pleasures. People who call reading detective fiction or eating dessert a guilty pleasure make me want to puke. … Continue reading
Posted in Hiking, Humor, Outdoors, Wildlife Tagged Bigfoot, Finding Bigfoot, guilty pleasures, Ira Glass, Sasquatch 19 Comments