Category Archives: Back East

Updates, links — writing

It’s been a while since I’ve updated this old thing, but wanted to share some new links that may be of interest. First, I contribute to a mostly monthly column on the biodiversity of the Great Lakes Region at Belt … Continue reading

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Blog: Ohio Outdoors and Wildlife

So, it’s been 15 months since I left OR, and while I’m still contributing to the OR Fly Fishing Blog, and tried to launch a Great Lakes version, I’ve been missing the basic premise of a blog — which is … Continue reading

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New paintings…

After a long hiatus due to a move and other insanity, I’ve dropped a couple new paintings. Acrylic and coffee grounds on boards, featuring two native Ohio fish. Redhorse sucker and the paddlefish. Hope you like’em.

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Riding the Tuscarawas

Riding my bike south of Barberton today on a little used section of the Towpath, along the Tuscarawas River. The bike path runs along the backlots of abandoned industries, and you can see the creeping noxious invasive species really taking … Continue reading

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Week by week on two watersheds: Rocky and Cuyahoga

Spring in Ohio continues, and I’m watching the progression of species closely for the first time in my life. Seeing when the Dogwood tree blooms drop off, noting which wildflowers come up when, seeing spawning fish in the rivers. It’ll … Continue reading

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Engaging with the opposition

I had a somewhat entertaining conversation last night with my aunt’s neighbors and good friends, who happen to be Fox News programmed conservatives. I don’t go around picking fights with people with differing political views, and most of the time … Continue reading

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Watercolor pencil on the plane

Did these on the flight to Seattle. Made my seatmates uncomfortable. Dunkleosteus rules.

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