Everything is more fun with some BT3 added.He can make little girls laugh like nobody's business. Washington County Fair, Marietta, Ohio
He enjoys helping others see more birds and have more fun.
Whipple, Ohio, with a particularly porcine Chet Baker
The Pied Piper of Birding: Bill brought a whole classroom along on the three-year journey to publishing his new book, The Young Birder's Guide to Eastern North America.
Perhaps you can pick out a beaming, proud Phoebe in the upper right corner
Comparatively few get to see Bill's musical side, but he plays every Sunday, and as often as he can with our band, The Swinging Orangutangs. Here he is with his dad, Bill Thompson Jr., an amazing jazz pianist.
Parkersburg, West Virginia
With the Swinging Orangutangs:
and shredding it up on Kremey Delight.
Photography has got him in its spell, whether he's shooting a quirky street sign or Giant Thing in Nebraska
or blasting harmlessly away at sandhill cranes in New Mexico.
He is a GREAT slow dancer. Just ask Alvaro.
What happens at Snowbird stays at Snowbird, unless it finds its way onto a blog somewhere...
And as a daddy, he does what needs to be done.
Up the gangplank with a drowsy child. Hog Island, Maine
Magdalena, New Mexico
I feel lucky to be along for the ride. Happy birthday and Godspeed on your travels, Bill Thompson III. We love you more than you can know.