Urban Wildlife Update#1

Around 2:30 am one night during the last full moon I was awakened by one of my cats growling. Peeping in my SECOND STORY bedroom window was a stray cat! I’m sure it was frightened up there by a predator–probably a coyote. Cats and small dogs are natural prey to predators such as coyotes, foxes,…

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The Meadowlark

The white three-quarter-moon rose over the flat eastern horizon while the sun set behind the blackened mountains of the Continental Divide in the west. A mid-winter orange glow lit the hill across the field behind my house. Ridged snowdrifts that had buried the field for over a month turned iced blue in the evening shadows.…

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