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Digging Into Fish Brains

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I spent another fascinating day yesterday, training as part of the Texas Master Naturalist program.  But first, here is how my day started.

This was the view from my front door when I got up Saturday morning to get ready to go for my training at Caddo Lake.  (I live at Lake O' the Pines).

Friday evening included a short course in Entomology.  The presenter was Allen Smith, an entomologist with the Texas Forestry Service. He brought along his traveling insect collection that was quite interesting.  Even more interesting were his personal anecdotes about being a life long insect collector.  These revelations produced smiles, some laughter and in more than one case, comments that included the phrase ". . . your poor wife".  Overall, it was an interesting and entertaining event. 

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