Monthly Archives: August 2014

Question for the biology folks

Attention biology folks and nature nerds: What the heck is this? Clearly it’s a fecal pellet, with a bit of uric acid along the edges, which makes me think “bird poop.” And the location in which I found it would … Continue reading

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Inveraray Castle

As promised in the comments to Sunday’s post, here are a few more photos of Inveraray Castle, home of Clan Campbell. The Armoury Hall really is worth the price of entrance all by itself. Not only does it contain an … Continue reading

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Mystery Scotland photo

My poor blog has been neglected of late, what with writing and/or editing deadlines, a vacation, and now vacation photos and travelogues. I think I’ll start tossing my travelogues onto the blog later this week, but in the meantime, here’s … Continue reading

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Wallpaper Monday

“The Wave” rock formation, in Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness Area. I’ve seen many photos of this formation, but none quite like this. Fantastic. (Click the image to embiggen.)

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A civilized debate

Toward the end of our Scotland trip, our group of four was making the drive from the Cairngorms back down to Edinburgh, where we would return our rental car. Before we cleared the Cairngorms we ran into an enormous traffic … Continue reading

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Running off

Things have been a bit quiet on the blog because 1) I’ve been writing my brains out on my current novel (which is thiiiis close to being done, at least the first draft of it), and 2) I’m currently on … Continue reading

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