We took an hour to check all the maple buckets before the sap run starts again — and paused to walk in the river, find cool rocks, and try skipping rocks.
First Robin of 2023
Thanking the Maple Trees
First Crocus Flowers – 2023
Unidentified object … that is flying
Strange that we’ve had a phrase for these sort of things for decades, but none of the statements about the unidentified flying object shot down over Alaska actually use the phrase “unidentified flying object” or UFO.
First Buzzard Sighting – 2023
We were building our log archway this evening, and I thought there were a few geese coming in off the lake … but they were flying strangely (well, strangely for geese anyway). Gliding through the air, I saw five buzzards! They are really early this year (although they were also flying south … so maybe they thought better of hanging out this far north in January?).
Access Digital Newspapers through the County Library
Your Cuyahoga County Library account can be used to gain free access to the electronic editions of a few national newspapers — including New York Times and Washington Post. You just have to use the links from https://cuyahogalibrary.org/read-watch-listen/digital-library/newsstand to get a few days of free access.