Monthly Archives: April 2013

Snakehead Fish Spawning

The number of Snakehead fish being caught around Chain Bridge is pretty astonishing.  The method for taking these non-quota beasts is a long dip net, scooping them in small “resting” spots along the shore.  I’ve visited the river the past … Continue reading

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New Renovation at the Palisades Park

Surprises this morning at a meeting about renovations planned for the Palisades Park.   Good ones! They wanted to get my opinion on the local petroglyphs that will be formed on a big climbing rock in the tot lot.  I thought … Continue reading

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Bananas in April

The undelicate, annual rite of transferrring the banana plants to their outdoor pasture went okay on Apr. 11, 2013.  At some point, a stalk of unseen bananas snapped from the largest (and oldest) plant.   Previous plants had produced on their … Continue reading

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DCA Arrival, Seat A

The only thing good about living under DCA’s flight path – seeing the house on approach. And then 30 seconds later –

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And the Winner is: Fox

After returning home and looking at the photographs of this canine on the computer, what I thought was a coyote looked a lot like a fox. The overwhelming answer I got was fox. That said, I have seen foxes and … Continue reading

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