Shout Out to the Birds of My Everyday Epic


Some of you already know birders have this tradition called the Big Year. People using planes, trains, and automobiles so they can go climbing, hiking, scoping, and sweating through lands far, far away to rack up credits for sighting the glory of the world’s birds. Lynn Barber even broke records sighting 723 species in one Big Year. Yes, it’s quite epic. And you know what, the butt-kickin’ Aries and the shoulda-woulda-coulda-been athlete in me says… humph… let me get out there, I’mo show you a Big Year.

But then I settle down and realize: my nature ain’t got to be that…


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