Archive for January 2013

Bald Eagles on the Fox River Update

Bald Eagles on the Fox River Update
Yesterday I put up a post documenting my 10 mile drive from Yorkville to Montgomery along the Fox River looking for bald eagles. When I had got to 20 of them, I quit counting and enjoyed just looking for them. Relatively early this morning I took that same 10 mile drive and decided to let... Read more »

Bald Eagles on the Fox River

Bald Eagles on the Fox River
Apparently I wrote about bald eagles on the Fox River in Yorkville back in January of 2012. Then I did it again at the end of December 2012. But when you see over 20 of them in one day, it’s hard not to bring it up again. The small lakes and ponds in the surrounding... Read more »

Episode 5: The Proposals

Fifth in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 5: The Proposals If you plan on sending anything to your representatives about sensible gun control, copying Steve’s bullet points in this post would be a good starting point. He won’t mind if you do that.
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Episode 4: The Emotional Problem

Fourth in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 4: The Emotional Problem For me, it will be interesting to see how many that are sitting in the middle on this subject will do absolutely nothing.

Episode 3: Twenty Seven Words

After taking a break for the weekend, since nobody is paying much attention then anyway, picking up where it was left off. Third in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 3: Twenty Seven Words ___________

Episode 2: Facts about gun violence

Second in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 2: Facts about gun violence Don’t forget to read the comments.
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Episode 1: Thoughts as a gun owner

First in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 1: Thoughts as a gun owner

Passing Along Blog Posts - Sometimes it's Important

Through blogs and social media we make friends and acquaintances that we have never, and may never, meet. Through my involvement with Outdoor Blogger Network over the past two years I’ve got to know Steve Zakur who writes the blog Sipping Emergers. I knew Steve lived in Connecticut, but gave it no more thought. I... Read more »

Illinois Gun Control Legislation in Progress

When I woke up this morning the last thing I really felt like thinking about was gun control. Being a gun owner, I had been dwelling on it enough ever since Sandy Hook. But because of recent developments in Springfield in trying to get gun control legislation passed (HB 815 and HB1263 if you care... Read more »
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