Corduroy Roads

I learned about corduroy roads when we researched Karl’s family tree and found out his great-great-grandfather, Lorenzo Dow Hill (Co. I, 25th Ohio Volunteer Infantry), was injured in the Civil War. His second injury was when a Minié ball struck him on the first day of fighting at Gettysburg. He… Continue reading

Sharp-shinned Hawk

I haven’t seen the Bluebirds or Juncos for a few days and now I think I know why. Identification on the bird eating hawks is difficult but the brown feathering and yellow eye are clear signs this is a juvenile. The straight tail tip indicates a Sharp-shinned Hawk rather than… Continue reading