Earthfire Stories

Tag: The Ancient Rooster
Face of a grizzly bear

Ravenous Bears 21 September. The bears declared that they’re starving today. It is a few hours before the fall solstice and they are complaining loudly. Food! They will have to...

White German Shepherd Dog

I learned something: Wolves are not convenient. Dogs are. So I finally decided to be practical, at least in this one instance. After having wolves, wolf-hybrids, and a malamute (nearest...

Several ducklings running across sandy ground toward shade

The Tale of Two Stuck Ducks I was walking by the enclosure where Meenie and her duck family live, when an unusual movement caught my eye. There was something stuck...

Eight ducklings with their mother duck

Sometimes it doesn’t pay to be too exploratory (too soon). I will explain… We had a first here—after years of laying eggs and sitting on them, this July we had...

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