turkey vulture

Nature’s Cleaning Crew: Vultures

Sometimes people ask our mom, “What is your favorite bird?” They think she’s kidding when she says “the vulture,” but she’s not.

A Visit from Elvis

Photo by Audrey Pavia Elvis the peacock took up temporary residence in the yard of our urban farm. This morning at dawn, when I went outside to feed the horses, I heard the usual chorus of roosters crowing all over town. But I also heard something else I hadn’t experienced in a while: the low […]