Birding South Texas, April 29 to May 5

Since we retired in 2016 we have been taking trips to visit parts of the US that are new to us, to observe the flora and fauna living there, and round out our life lists for the American Birding Association’s North American region. In 2016 it was the Klamath Mtns of Northern California for oaks […]

Enchanted Valley — Thomas Walmsley

Found this at an estate sale; was very appealing, my style, and very cheap. An Internet search found it was painted by Thomas Walmsley, an 18th century Irishman. I’m not alone; it was a very popular print in the mid-20th century; people bought the calm and relaxing picture for their homes. It even showed up […]