The Cry of the Wild

Barred Owl

At this time of year, the barred owls are very vocal. One of my favorite things to do, when riding in the late afternoon is follow their calls and try to find them. This is a somewhat futile endeavor, as they are difficult to spot, especially at dusk, but when there are two owls calling […]

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Owl Moon

When my kids were little they both loved the book Owl Moon by Jane Yoder. In it, a father takes his child (the gender is somewhat ambiguous) owling on a winter’s night. This evening I left the barn for a short hack just 15 minutes before the sun set. As we walked through the woods, […]

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