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This, of course, is the time of year for resolutions. These are notoriously easier to make than to keep, and I'm a prime offender in that respect. Still, I find resolution-making to be a useful … more
Q: I was surprised returning home on Christmas Eve to see what I was sure was bear jumping off my back deck. Next morning, I saw that my suet feeder was gone, but not the bird seed I threw out on a … more
Early on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 30, watch as the sun sets behind the western horizon. Then face the opposite direction and you'll soon spot the moon rising in the east.On that night, the moon's … more
With an epic Arctic freeze assaulting the eastern U.S., it's hard to think about gardening at all, let alone the effect a warming global climate might have on Berkshire horticulture. But that's … more
You stargazers can begin the new year with a celestial treat, but only if you're willing (and able) to rise before the sun. This week, four planets and the moon are performing a wonderful planetary … more
Q: Just saw [at] 10 a.m. at my feeder a new bird — sparrow/junco-sized; light gray body, darker gray wings, a pink, not red cap and a straight pointy beak. I looked online and in my field … more
READER COMMENTSBox Elder BugsI was plagued with box elder bugs until I figured out they were coming in through cracks in my sunroom's foundation. There would be hundreds in there, too many to vacuum … more
I really enjoy the beginning of a new year. It's always brimming with hope and optimism, as well as endless lists of resolutions we swear we're going to attack but only work toward for a few days at … more
There is still time to gift someone a bird feeder, seed and a shepherd's hook or other mounting system, especially if the recipient is home-bound or in a nursing home. Of course, that is, if an … more
I'm writing this on Monday morning at The Berkshire Eagle's headquarters, my 27-year-old limbs intact following my first-ever full day of skiing yesterday. But my dignity still needs to be airlifted … more
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