Author Archives: Andrew

My own version of The Blindside, yet without countenant skill

A new chapter has begun yet again.  I am the perpetual nomad.  From northern California to northern West Virginia, here I am at West Virginia University in Morgantown.  I’ve begun graduate school (in pursuit of that Master’s degree in Wildlife biology) and have been here since mid-August now.  The transition from a year out-of-school to […]

On the hunt…

St. Maximilian Kolbe once said to “preserve order, and order will preserve you.”  I just need to figure out how to do that! I’m always seem to be on the hunt these days.  When I’m at work, I’m figuratively on the hunt for birds, especially those fantastic owls.  At home, I’m on the hunt for […]

All we can do is try…

Time to dig up some things buried.  Relationships with friends, relationships with significant others; things can sometimes get messy.  I’ve had a few things come to mind in recent weeks in this area.  Besides those of us who are lucky or who simply do things right (more often than not), we’ve all lost a relationship […]

Time really does move quite quickly

It’s nearly the end of April, 2011.  This is a bittersweet milestone for me this year, because it is the halfway point in my seasonal job at Green Diamond Resource Company.  In a simplified sense, I get to ride ATVs, feed wild owls, view fantastic landscapes, observe dynamic flora and fauna, traverse unique ecosystems, absorb […]

The Maiden Voyage

Greetings brothers, sisters, strangers, friends, and fellow beings. My name is Andrew. I am new to #Life, and I am eager to begin my maiden voyage into the realm of the blogosphere. Please, folks, no icebergs. I start my life from the humblest of beginnings, in rural Illinois, built on the heritage of a small […]