• Kip’s Comments 7-20-18

      A New Location After work today I spent time with family and friends along the Wapsipinicon River in a location I have not been to before. Weather conditions were nearly ideal for relaxing along the river and around the fire. It was fun to spend time with good friends and family.    Wapsipinicon River …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-19-18

      Thou Shalt Not Self-Deploy In case you did not see the news late this afternoon, tornadoes did damage to Bondurant, Pella, and Marshalltown this afternoon. I would expect less populated areas probably experienced damage too. Since we have family that live in Pella and work in Bondurant, we were a bit anxious about their …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-18-18

      Fascinated With Flight If you have been following my posts, you may have noticed that flight fascinates me. Whether the flight includes birds, balloons, planes, or drones, I enjoy flight. I am actually considering purchasing a powered-parachute if I can figure out how to control it while also taking pictures.    Since I was …

  • Kip’s Comments 7-17-18

      Effects of Dew Moist mornings due to heavy dew tend to move upland game birds to dry areas, such as along our country roads. Today I spotted several families of ring-necked pheasants – minus Dad pheasants – working and resting along the edges of gravel roads. Most of the birds did not sit for …