It's been a little crazy around here the past week or so. We've had house-guests pretty much daily since last Monday, which doesn't provide much time for blogging. First it was some NPS colleagues of mine who were here to help me lead the interpretive training for our seasonal rangers. Now, Sonja's folks and nephew Nick are here for a visit.
Later today we'll be leaving for Zion National Park for a few days, but when we get back I hope to have some exciting news. In the meantime, enjoy this photo from an early morning birding trip I took with Nick yesterday. He hardly even flinched when I woke him up at 5:30am to get ready to go. I think he even enjoyed the whole experience, even though we didn't find the bird we were looking for. He even spotted some birds I would have missed, including a nice look at a Blue Grosbeak. Not bad for a 16 year old non-birder.