With Emily Hague and partner, Zach Smith, Elizabeth Long, and Richard Pendleton

New York in the rear view mirror

This 4 minute video is from September 10, when Richard Pendleton and I passed south through New York. We stayed with with Zach Smith and Elizabeth Long. Elizabeth is the Science Director for the Mohonk Preserve; a regional land trust and conservation research organization, and Zach has quite the hawkwatching resume. Great people. Zach took […]

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Trash and birds

Polly Pattison sent this email out a couple of weeks ago. Polly works for the Harris Center in Hancock NH and is one of the most emotionally invested people I know. She wears her heart on her sleeve for things that she cares about, and she cares a lot about wildlife and the environment. I […]

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Sadie. Photograph by Laurie Goodrich

Tracking Sadie

I crossed into Alabama today. I missed the state line, probably because I was being chased by yard dogs. They sure are a thing in the south, and I have developed a mean sprint. I put in 60 miles today en route to Scottsboro, including a detour to a GPS point that Sadie dropped back […]

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Kettle of One gear

So what is in all those bags?

Off again today after a week spent with my wife Tricia in Nashville, replacing some worn parts (new rear tire), resting other worn parts (knees), and getting on top of technology. Resumed the journey today from Knoxville, with a simple 40 mile journey to to Louden. I hope to make Chattanooga tomorrow, which will be […]

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Hanging Rock Tower Hawkwatch, WV

September recap

  A number of folks have asked for me to give more regular updates, with details on route etc. The intermittent communication is a function of a packed schedule. I will try to catch up in Nashville, where I will be taking a few days off. Stats to date: Average mileage – about 33 miles […]

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