River Life

It’s mid June and the Mississippi River water levels are higher than normal. Back channels are flowing and the floodplain is thriving. Flocks of birds inhabit the archipelago islands throughout the basin. Beautiful indigo buntings , orioles, and yellow warblers...
Tadpoles: The Frogs of Tomorrow

Tadpoles: The Frogs of Tomorrow

When I was a toddler, I would eat, sleep, and breathe dinosaurs; I wanted to see them in person.  They were extremely friendly and they all seemed to live in harmony with each other.   Soon after, I was exposed to a crashing reality: Jurassic Park.  After that,...