Summer Soundtrack

. One of my favorite things about summer is the free outdoor concerts. I’m not talking about local bands that occasionally perform from the park gazebo even though they can be a pleasant accompaniment to my evening dog walk. No, nothing says summer like the insect-amphibian jam sessions that take place almost every evening. . I've moved quite …

Barnstormers (reprint from June 2012)

next-door nature, urban wildlife, suburban wildlife, barn swallows

. WITNESS astounding tricks of precision flying! THRILL to the sight of daring aerial capers! Come one, come ALL! The FLYING CIRCUS is winging its way to a backyard near YOU!!   Critics are raving about this summer’s must-see event. Word to the wise, though—in addition to a lawn chair you’ll definitely want to bring some binoculars. …