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Tag: 4T

  • Ready To Photograph The Next Solar Eclipse?

    This isn’t an early warning; it’s a call to action! Details The beginning of the next solar eclipse to be seen in North America will first appear along the Pacific coast of Mexico south of the tip of Baja California at around 9:50 am MST (Mountain Standard Time) (or 12:50 EDT (Eastern Daylight Savings) on…

  • My Solution To A Puzzle Project

    A good friend and neighbor brought us a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle she had completed (with some help from her family) of Bryant-Denny Football Stadium at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa (her alma mater). She had already coated both sides of it with Elmer’s Glue and wanted a simple way to hang it on the…

  • Our Latest Framing Project

    Earlier this year, a friend brought over a friend with a 46½ x 21″ monochrome print of the Scott Base comic strip “The Suit”link. (I give these details only because the content itself in some ways inspired the final project design.) We discussed possibilities while they were here. After considering the obvious choices of a…

  • ‘New & Improved’ Giant Swallowtail Article

    Reader Joanne Miale provided new photographs from her experience with these butterflies to fill in some gaps in our Giant Swallowtail article. Enjoy!

  • Notes About Bird Flamboyance And Behavior

    It is clear from Why You Haven’t Seen Any Painted Buntings that the Painted Bunting’s behavior is affected by its physical characteristics. There are risks associated with flamboyance. “Somewhere along their evolutionary path, male Painted Buntings had to choose between bright colors for better sex or more obscure colors for longer life. Speaking for males…