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Cheers To Norm The Great Blue HeronFour Poems About a Big-Bellied Bird

We witnessed a gregarious great blue heron that we named after "Norm" from "Cheers." He swooped down like a blue angel, inspiring us to write some poems.

Five Poems About A Sweet Old Great Blue Heron

Here are five great blue heron poems I wrote in tribute to a special blue heron, Ms. Ana Costia, I met on New Year's Day 2020.

Happy New Year? No. Happy Heron Year!

Incredible luck greeted us for a second consecutive New Year's Day. Forget Happy New Year. Let's make it Happy Heron Year!

A Herondipitous Start to the New YearWild yellow eye leads to launch of new...

Won-ok and I saunter toward the Sligo Creek woods on the first...

Unexpected Rewards Abound At Sligo Creek Cleanup

Today was supposed to be an unselfish day of “volunteer work” to help clean our favorite creek. It turned out to be a heck of a lot of fun. We worked up a good sweat, pulled three trash bags of pollution out of Sligo Creek, and experienced wild encounters with minnows, frogs, great blue herons, green herons, killdeer and more.

Celebrating New Year’s Day with Nature on Sligo Creek

Eye On Sligo Creek rings in the new year with a stroll along Sligo Creek in Wheaton (Silver Spring), Maryland. Host Chris Lancette tells stories about spending the morning with a great blue heron, Henry David Thoreau, and a bit of what we hope to accomplish with our new passion project.

Gulping Down MemoriesA great day for a great blue heron – and for humans

A great blue heron, "Norm," makes a spectacular entrance at the ol' Sligo Creek water bar, catches a fish and washes it down with some frosty cold water.