Galapagos buddies: Jack and Donna

Buddies II

Vigur Island, Iceland

Stikine River, Alaska

Moraine Lake, Alberta

Briksdal Glacier, Norway

Potomac River smallmouth

At Soldiers Delight...


Day's end

At home...

Variety 14

Ring-necked snake

What's for supper?


Red-backed Salamander from Soldiers Delight Journal REVISITED

Prairie Moon from SDJ REVISITED


In honor of botanist and educator Jean Worthley, who died in 2017 at age 92, the original Hodge Podge Lodge (the "old cabin" setting for her popular children's TV show on Maryland Public Television) was moved to the Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills. It was re-dedicated "Hodge Podge Lodge II" at a ceremony there on Friday, September 28, 2018. See Jack's remarks on YouTube. Thanks, Jean, for so many great memories.

2016 marked the 25th anniversary of SOLDIERS DELIGHT JOURNAL. To celebrate Soldiers Delight and this occasion, Jack, and photographer Frank Wisniewski, produced a quality photo art book called SOLDIERS DELIGHT JOURNAL REVISITED: A PHOTOGRAPHIC RAMBLE. Striking passages from SOLDIERS DELIGHT JOURNAL have been illustrated by vivid, large-format color photos.

You can meet co-authors Jack and Frank and purchase an autographed copy by attending the Soldiers Delight Christmas Open House on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, nine to noon, at the Visitor Center in Owings Mills. Visit the Soldiers Delight Conservation, Inc. (SDCI) website for further details.

Also visit the SDCI website to hear an audio podcast of Jack's interview with Dan Rodricks. See _____________________________________________

Congratulations to Herman Heyn, Baltimore's "Street-Corner Astronomer", who finally has hung up his 8-inch telescope after 31 successful years of offering public views of the cosmos at the Inner Harbor and Fells Point. His 2,858 telescoping nights on the streets must surely be some kind of record. Herman also thrilled people with programs and heavenly perspectives at both Soldiers Delight and BioTrek Naturalists.

Jack's NEW MILLENNIUM JOURNAL takes his creative non-fiction in a surprising new direction. Sub-titled "Confessions of a Doubter", this book, like his three recent novels, explores the boundaries between hopefulness and despair in an increasingly stressful and perplexing modern world.


Jack and Frank: Book launch at Soldiers Delight.

Home ground...

Two months old

Thirty minutes old

4th of July

Creative Non-Fiction:

In this surprising sequel to the acclaimed Soldiers Delight Journal, Wennerstrom stakes out a quiet place between city and country to study the world past and present.
Natural History/History
A lyrical probe of the upper Potomac River's rich human and natural history, especially its hidden corners and ghostly legacies.
Natural History
A year-long serendipitous walking exploration of a unique prairie environment just seven miles outside Baltimore, Maryland. _____________________________________

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