With the hiking classes done for the season, I have to reflect on where I've been and where the heck I am headed. Teaching for COCC's Community Learning program provides me with a bit of employment while enjoying the outdoors. Although I look forward to winter's snowshoeing classes, I'm trying to get back on the writing track.
I have a few projects lined up: rewrite for Canyon Country Wildflowers, monthly articles for the Moab Happenings, and a few other articles. Mostly I hope to work on several book projects, one that involves doing a Big County Year.
A Big Year is a birder's attempt to see numerous species in one geographic area, like North America. A huge undertaking in both time and finances, a Big Year birder can surpass 700 species during a good year. Of course, there are other Big Years on a smaller scale, and that is what I'll be shooting, uh birding, for.