Good morning and welcome back to Culture Corner! Today we’ll be looking at basketball season as the NBA and NCAA begin play. First, though, another football update. The NFL season rages on into its third month, with the Eagles still comfortable at the top of the pecking order (one
There are many species of bird that have some level of claim to being my favorite. I adore all kinds of birds: nuthatches, loons, sarus cranes. Only one bird is my desktop background: the Kakapo. At the risk of sounding dramatic, I think it would take a cold dead heart
Good morning and welcome to my birding column, Around The Feeder. Lately I’ve been birding outside of my neighborhood more often. Part of it is simply that it’s easier to justify a trip to somewhere new rather than going out in the increasingly-cold air to sit in a
Happy Halloween! It’s October 31st which means it’s time for costumes, candy, and horror. I adore Autumn, and while I rarely celebrate Halloween with much fanfare, it feels like the dawn of cold weather season and for that I appreciate it dearly. To show my appreciation, we have
The first full weekend of October was also the Twin Cities’ first real weekend of fall. After a historically warm September that would not surrender, and the hottest start to October Minnesota’s ever seen, it was finally jacket weather. Me and my wife Lucy decided to make the most
In a small Wisconsin town, off some random numbered road without much signage or fanfare, is a small zoo with only one type of animal. It’s not exactly a huge tourist destination, but it has a dedicated base of supporters and is the headquarters for a huge conservation group.
Hello and welcome to another of my Friday columns. Today's BBB column is a bit smaller scale, focused on a more tangible topic in the lives of birds and how they intersect with us. I feel that we should all be considerate neighbors to wildlife, and that awareness of our