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Lifer #498 — Calliope Hummingbird

selasphorus calliope Thursday, July 19, 2018 — 4:55 pm Colorado Springs, Colorado — Colorado Springs Utilities Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Calliope Hummingbirds are the smallest North American bird. They don’t make much noise, and they forage on low flowers, so they’re … Continue reading

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Star Wars

Thoughts on watching all the Star Wars movies — some for the first time in a very long time, others for the first time ever. Overall, I find them mildly entertaining (some more than others) but I have no idea … Continue reading

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Ark Encounter

We made the pilgrimage to Kentucky to visit Answer in Genesis’ Ark Encounter attraction. We arrived at noon, just as it was opening, on a warm summer afternoon. With parking, it cost us a cool $102 to get in. We … Continue reading

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Bird #497 — Cordilleran Flycatcher

empidonax occidentalis Wednesday, July 4, 2018 — 10:25 am Pike National Forest, Colorado — Palmer Lake Reservoir Trail I took an early morning hike to the upper Palmer Lake Reservoir, mostly for exercise and training for climbing Quandary Peak later … Continue reading

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