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Biggest Week in American Birding – Imagine Art

One of the best things about attending the Biggest Week in American Birding has to be all of the wonderful new people you meet. Sometimes, a person really touches your life. While working at the Black Swamp Bird Observatory‘s Information booth some of the Birdfreaks met an artist named Kami Brough. If you visited the […]

Bird Language With Jon Young Review

Bird Language With Jon Young Review

Check out our review on Bird Language with Jon Young – How to Interpret the Behaviors and Patterns of Nature at Birding is Fun. This is our indoor cat Rajah enjoying the birds on the DVD. Note: you may need to hit refresh to view the video.

Review of Two Merrill Hiking/Winter B...

Review of Two Merrill Hiking/Winter Boots

Just in time for the Christmas Bird Count season, Stacia and I received a pair of Merrell boots each from Natureshop. Stacia’s pair is the Merrell Taiga Buckle Waterproof. My pair is not “officially” in the winter boot category but is instead a hiking boot: the Merrell Refuge Core Mid Ventilator Waterproof. We both wore […]

The Birds of Skyrim

The Birds of Skyrim

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the fifth video game in the Elder Scrolls series from Bethesda Softworks. It is an epic adventure and an open-ended game of exploration. We find it both beautiful and entertaining and have been having fun playing it since it came out 11-11-11. Skyrim is a large land full of forest, […]

Review of The Big Year Movie

Review of The Big Year Movie

Stacia and I saw The Big Year movie on opening night, Friday, October 14th, 2011. This movie had received a lot of hype from birders across the country and we were excited to see it. Here is our joint review from a new birder and the self-proclaimed “birdfreak”. NOTICE: There are no spoilers so you’re […]

Review of Princeton Field Guides Mamm...

Review of Princeton Field Guides Mammals of North America App

The following is a review of the Mammals of North America app which is the companion to the wonderful Princeton Field Guides – Mammals of North America [review]. Screenshots are from my aging iPhone 3G that still works adequately. When you first load the app you are given several choices in how to find a […]

Skechers 500 Mile Mark Update

Skechers 500 Mile Mark Update

It has been over 6 months since I started walking and hiking with my Skechers Shape-ups AT Diamondback Trail and I have surpassed the 500 mile mark. These shoes have been abused, covering all types of terrain and activities. I have played full court basketball in them, ran several miles, and walked through mud, water, […]

Review of Icebreaker Hiking Wear From...

Review of Icebreaker Hiking Wear From Natureshop Clothing

I was recently contacted by Natureshop in New Zealand to review some of their Icebreaker hiking clothing. Here is what I think. L to R: GT Run Tracer Pant, SS Sprint Crewe shirt, and Hike + Mid Crewe socks Icebreaker GT Technical 200 – SS Sprint Crewe shirt At first I was worried about the […]

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