Here in the eastern United States, white throated sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis) and their close congeners white crowned sparrows (Zonotrichia leucophrys) can be mistaken for each other. But white crowns have brighter white crowns edged with black, pink or orange bills, and no yellow lores. Still, all white crowns have grayish white throats and immatures have dark red brown and light buff head stripes that resemble tan striped white throats, but the latter still have those distinctive yellow lores.
The third picture in was the closest I could get him to my camera trap. Fail. In the end, Tom won and walked off with his plastic. I was a bit worried as that never happened before. This time the pain was quite bad around the top part of my right eye socket. I could not do the tapping in my usual manner as it really hurt.
Her latest movie Peter Sattler’s Camp X Ray premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this week to solid reviews from critics. Stewart plays a young woman who joins the military to be part of something bigger than her small town roots. Instead, she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay, surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squad mates.
All together, the collection of characters and situations offers some amusing insight into the creative process, as well as the way stories play such an important role in our traditions. And of course, as the title suggests, the film also has something to say about what happens when art catches the public’s imagination. There are a lot of elements that have combined to create Christmas as we know it today (including Coca Cola’s reinvention of Santa Claus), but Dickens’ touch might be the most important one..
Local citizens felt they had no choice but to file suit.”It’s extremely unfortunate that the Cherokee National Forest refused to take public comments seriously until a lawsuit was filed,” said Davis Mounger, co founder of Tennessee Heartwood. “Cancelling the project is not exactly what we asked for, but it is a welcome development. It shows that the Forest Service is finally listening.
The mythical songs belong to the oral folk music tradition, with several verses and several versions. The melodies and the lyrics are a part of out cultural heritage, and have a distinct tone language and often hauntingly beautiful melodies. We may sing a couple of verses and tell the story behind them as if they were fairy tales..
In contrast, we noticed that rock pools formed by the waves crashing on the coastal impervious rocks of northern Georgian Bay were crystal clear. This indicated that the rocks are acidic in which no living organism survived. If the base is acidic and water is crystal clear, it is OK to drink it..