Archive for August, 2007


This afternoon I accepted my invitation to serve in Guatemala with the Peace Corps. Mi español necesita práctica así yo voy a practicar.

checkers and stripes

This dapper chap was delivered to the animal hospital from the SPCA. He’s an eastern garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis). Thamnophids can be found on both coasts of the continent and from Central America to Alaska. This boy happened to be in someone’s yard that morning while unaware of the discriminatory regional regulations (some homeowners don’t […]


By mid-august the panic arrives. So we three grabbed at summer’s tail for trespassing adventure in the quarry. First and final headcounts came to three and we left (fishnibbled but) complete.