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Korax

Accretion Disc | Flickr “Consider the ravens,” says Jesus (here). Ravens are popular in Alaska, and for much of the year, they’re the bird we see the most, possibly because their obnoxious croaking attracts one’s attention. That croaking may be how they got their Greek name. The Greek word for “raven” is korax, –akos. If … Continue reading »

The Magic Word

I saw this sign during a nature call on the Parks Highway near Mt. McKinley.   That’s a great sign. The sign assumes you want to help, or are at least willing to help, and only lack instruction about how. It says that doing this badly has a financial impact, but doesn’t make threats¬†about removing … Continue reading »