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Adopting Skye

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Recently I decided I wanted to adopt a shelter dog and become a dog guardian and companion. I met Skye on a Saturday at the Lafayette Animal Shelter and I wanted to take her home that day. But she...
Osprey I always love to find hawks and eagles and other birds of prey, so I was very excited when I found this pair of osprey.  These osprey or "river hawks" are birds of prey that prefer to nest near bodies...
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It was clear skies, relatively cool outside for Louisiana, and the moon was at 3% with an early setting time. A great night for stargazing. So we head out to Pecan Island, Louisiana for some night hammocking and astrophotography. Saw...

praise the dead

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        Praise the dead. Life's a yawn before the long nap.
Alone time in nature has the effect of recharging emotions and grounding you to reality. You can absorb some of the calm energy that the natural world emits. A forest is a great monastery. It's still and...
As the Earth rotates along her axis, the stars appear to move across the sky. After capturing over an hour of light, that movement appears as the star trails you see here.
The trek up to Clingman's dome was some of the most pleasant hiking I've ever experienced. It was about 68 degrees, overcast, and every now and then a very slight mist would past through. The scenery and hiking trails were beautiful and had new sites at every bend.
Ruby Falls is a 145 foot waterfall about 1,120 feet underground inside the caverns of Lookout Mountain. To see it, you need to spelunk deep into the Ruby Falls Cave in Chattanooga, Tennessee.