By Jim Gain OPERATION PHOTOTROGON The name Operation PhotoTrogon came about weeks ago as Rich Brown and I started planning our trip. We discussed the potential top target birds for the adventure and it didn’t take long for us to settle on Elegant Trogon as the clear winner of the #1 bird we wanted to … Continue reading Operation PhotoTrogon Stop II – Tucson’s Sweetwater Wetlands


The record heat last week was astonishing both day and night. It was the most magnificent from Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa all the way to Michigan. According to the National Weather Service Nashville, the potential for severe storms is mostly along and north of Interstate 40, particularly around the Tennessee-Kentucky border. The greatest threats are severe wind and huge hail, but a tornado is not out of the question.