In 1955, a group of Roman Catholic priests of the Piarist Order purchased a 20-acre parcel in Devon, Pennsylvania, for […]
Diabolus in Musica: Harmonic profiles of two Tibetan singing bowls
I have two Tibetan singing bowls that I acquired during my travels. Each bowl is enjoyable on its own, but […]
Reuben Haines, Ornithology, and the Founding of Centre County, Pennsylvania: A Strange Loop.
It is funny how deep connections are periodically unveiled in life, that bring meaning where none was previously apparent. Recently, […]
FDR Velodrome site is in flood hazard zone—Real Estate Appraisal used old data.
South Philadelphia’s FDR park is the proposed site for a new “Olympic caliber velodrome.” The proposal (Project 250 Alternative Analysis) has […]
An unusual observation at a hybrid Manakin lek in Panama
I was digging through some old field notes yesterday, and came across an interesting entry from a research expedition to western […]
A large flock of Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) moving south along the eastern seaboard
The last few days (11/20-29) has witnessed an amazing spectacle: a migratory flock of 24+ Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) observed […]
A short correspondence concerning ethics and Discovery Channel wildlife programs
In early October of this year, I was approached by the representative of a production company that wanted to use my footage […]