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We moved to Bickley’s Pond in 2008, and one of the great joys we discovered here was an Eagle’s nest just across the tiny cove from our back yard. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d get the chance to watch such fascinating activity from my...

Gigantic News

What    is    that   ?  I asked my husband as we rounded the bend at the end of our road, the one capped by the Coles’ pretty craftsman house. We were deep in conversation regarding a very important topic: the process for seriously-this-time cleaning out my...

Day 30: Eva’s Note

Had there been a sign around my neck it certainly would have read depleted. The day had been filled with physical and emotional challenge. And another, just like it, lay ahead. All I could do was shower and head for a quiet, soft bed. Then I opened my email to find...

Reversal of Fortune: Eagle Story, part VI

With both nests now gone, it didn’t take long to realize the immense challenge facing that Mama Eagle with three insatiable babies to feed. First, there is the shear quantity of food required. Experts say three eaglets in one nest—one “convocation”...

And then the Eagle Nest Falls

I’ve heard the other nest fell as well, said my neighbor, Stephanie, and I could scarcely believe my ears. You probably know I’m talking about the giant eagle nests in our neighborhood. One is (ahem, was) in tall pine just across a tiny cove from our yard....

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