Archive for October 2009

One-Year Anniversary

October 30, 2009

Today marks my one-year anniversary (and 52nd post) of blogging about nature. Thanks for being a reader!

Double Shift

October 24, 2009
The Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers meet

The Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers meet

I volunteered today at two separate events. In the morning I hauled invasive buckthorn out of the woods and picked up litter in Como Park. In the afternoon I spread native grass seeds in Crosby Farm Park, overlooking the Mississippi River. Working outside makes me really tired — in a good way. Coming home to a hot shower and a short nap is one of life’s simple pleasures.

Running on Empty in the Middle of Nowhere

October 4, 2009


Sentinel Butte, North Dakota, June 11, 2009