Monthly Archives: September 2022

Death Song

A three-mile walk north of a two-lane road through the Nebraska Sandhills transports me to another plant. Or perhaps the planet Earth as it was three hundred years ago. Pausing at the top of a high dune, I can view … Continue reading

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Prairie grouse extinction

First the bison, now the sharptail grouse and prairie chickens. Animal species that have disappeared from the Nebraska Sandhills are legion. I hoped that remnant populations of prairie grouse, pronghorn antelope, mule deer, prairie dogs, badgers, jackrabbits, western meadowlarks, and … Continue reading

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Biking with Cumberra

Maintain speed. That is the most important lesson I have learned in my first few days experience riding a recumbent bicycle. To slow down is to wobble, then weave, then wreck. Fortunately, the wrecks are much less dangerous for body … Continue reading

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