Post-Journal Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Dec 2014 22:05:05 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 22:05:05 EDT Watershed Notes around this time last year, I resolved to walk barefoot every week of the year. I failed, but I learned a lot while failing. Snow can be so cold that it feels like fire.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTExtinction down Route 62 the other day, along the edge of the Allegheny State Forest, I was impressed by the forest, the wildness, the vastness of the treed landscape. The colors, the depth, the contours of the land were appealin.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Turkey Vulture Thrives In The Midst Of Death turkey vulture, a common Chautauqua County hawk-like bird, is a marvel of evolution since it has found a dietary niche to consume dead animals, known as carrion.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe Shortest Day Of The Year first day of winter, Dec. 21, is defined by the year's shortest day and longest night. It is cause to celebrate because each new day brings more daylight and less darkness. Until spring, day length increases just a bit each day.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTChautauqua Watershed Notes is late fall and the time of year when visual reminders of winter's onset are evident across the landscape.Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT