Category Archives: Animals & Wildlife

Feral Cats & Kitten – Round 2….

We knew there were more feral cats that we’d need to trap, and we’re starting to get an idea of just how *many* more…. Over the Christmas break, I set up a trail cam near the feeding area to see … Continue reading

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Feral Cats & Kittens

In early December 2016, I discovered that a beautiful calico mama cat and her four kittens were living behind the art building at my school.  When I saw one of my co-workers setting out a can of food for them, … Continue reading

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A Visit to First Landing State Park: August 2-3, 2016

One of our very favorite places is First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. The park has 2,888 acres, 20 miles of hiking trails, three separate entrances, and amazing ecological diversity! (Click on the pictures for a larger view–just be sure … Continue reading

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Vacation 2016: 3000 Miles and 3000+ Smiles!

When I was a kid, my parents and I would go to Florida almost every year to see my “snowbird” grandparents who spent most of each winter at Daytona Beach.          My last trip to Florida was when … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Visitor in My Classroom

With the school year finally winding down, May 23rd was a “review day” for the upcoming semester tests and exams; graduation is on Saturday, May 28th.  During the second class of the day, I (again) started going through things the students should … Continue reading

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