Sam Crowe on September 20th, 2010

Seventeen people showed up for the Evanston North Shore Bird Club  field trip Ari Rice and I co-led last Sunday. We assembled at the McDonald’s parking lot at Grand and Sheridan in Waukegan. It is a bit cramped as a meeting place and one time we left some one behind who was ensconced inside eating […]

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  The last couple of weeks I have been working through the live pigeon shoots that were popular during the last forty years of the nineteenth century. During these contests, competitors would get points for every pigeon they shot out of some total. Most of these contests wound up killing a few thousand but some […]

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