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Tarantula crossing. At the campground. INSIDE the campground. About 50 feet from where we’re parked. Me and my spiderphobe husband. You see where this is going, right? So for the first three weeks, we’re eagle-eyed watching the ground and not …

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Bigfoot trail markers in the forest around us. No doubt just piggybacking on local legends. But I’ll tell you, when you walk the paths far and away from the campground and suddenly you hear the snapping of a twig nearby, …

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And the forest went suddenly silent… Talk about CREEPY. We were in a state park campground surrounded by a thick forest with several miles of trails looping around the campground. It was pitch dark late at night except for my …

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Okay, now THIS just creeped me out. I’m listening to a 2016 Butch Witkowski interview about strange creatures that people encounter in the Pennsylvania woods. And he described the complete and utter silence in the woods when strange creatures were …

Armageddon? Fish Raining Down from the Sky

Did the last week of 2021 usher in Armageddon? Fish rained down out of the sky in the city of Texarkana in Texas in what is known as “animal rain.” Crabs, frogs, fish, octopuses, starfish, jellyfish, and other denizens of …

 

The U.S.S. Cavalla WWII Submarine in Galveston, Texas

I stand in awe of the brave men who work on a submarine. We toured the U.S.S. Cavalla WWII submarine at the Galveston Naval Museum on Pelican Island in Texas and there must have been hundreds of controls, if not …

 

Poop Deck

And there I sat on the deck of an old naval ship taking a rest, looking out over the ocean bay, soaking in the sun, listening to the waves, and watching the seagulls when a pelican came into view. Oh, …

 

The Christmas Star from the Ursids Meteor Shower

Shooting star: Tonight at Sienna’s potty spot, away from bright lights where you can see the stars… God’s honest truth, I saw a shooting star! On Christmas night! A magical moment to make a Christmas wish. I was looking up …

 

Whose business is it?

As I put a leash and harness on our dog, spouse asked: “Where are you going?” as if he didn’t already know. I looked at him straight-faced and replied: “It’s a business trip.” Realizing how wondrously witty the reply was, …

 

The Magical Christmas Walk

I’d been noticing that some of the RVs were decorating for Christmas, putting out lights and such. Not right by me but a couple of rows over. Tonight I walked Sienna that way instead of the other way and oh …