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Fox Family 2017

Over April Vacation, I spied a pair of cardinals hanging around my bird feeder. In the 26 years we’d owned the campground, I had NEVER had a pair of cardinals visit me! To say I was excited was an understatement!  … Continue reading

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Winter Wildlife – Otters

Oh, it’s been so very long since I posted! And I apologize, dear reader. You see, Book 4, Mystery of the Bear Cub has been the hardest of all of Cooper’s adventures to write.  I absolutely love the content: Black … Continue reading

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2017 Calendars

There are two different calendars this year. Each is filled with photos I took and edited personally in 2016 while kayaking and hiking in the Poland, Maine area. Calendars are Loon Family and Maine Wildlife, and either of them can … Continue reading

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Meeting Readers

One of the best things about being an author, with a campground, who writes about kids who live and work in a campground . . . is that I get to meet my readers right in the midst of my … Continue reading

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The Foxes Are Back!

As I headed to the trail cam last Wednesday, I heard a scurry-type sound in the bushes. Two of them actually.  I didn’t think anything of it; probably a mouse or a bird, I thought. Instead, I saw a fox … Continue reading

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More Great Horned Owlet Photos

After the second owlet branched from their nesting spot, we lost sight of them for awhile. My campers would stop by the office to ask, “Have you seen them? Are they okay?” To which I had no sure answer. Until … Continue reading

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Fox Kit Chewing On Grass

While hiding behind a bush with my 500mm camera lens, I captured video of this fox kit chewing on grass.  I didn’t know they did that!  What great research to show students when I do school visits.      

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Owlet Cuteness

Want to see some owlet cuteness?? And some more? We had a whole week to observe this owlet from a distance. He slept, he preened, he picked at his toes. Come Thursday though, he wasn’t sitting on his usual tree … Continue reading

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Eaglet Twins 2016

Every Spring the campers and I stand lakeside with our binoculars and cameras pointed at the eagle nest. The big question is  . . . Is there one eaglet in there? Or two? I’ve been taking pictures for a little … Continue reading

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Snowman and Friends

This time of year, when the words won’t come, the plot is stuck, and my character won’t do what I want him to do, I go outside to play in the snow. It helps me think. And this winter, I’ve … Continue reading

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