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About tinthia

Wondering, searching, and wandering, I'm a single mother with a desire to get it right in my lifetime. The flow of the river feeds my inner goddess and fuels my soul. Blessed be. :}

Hey Buddy, can you spare some food?

Nearly 3 Billion Birds Gone Since 1970 According to a new study published online in September by the┬ájournal Science, wild bird populations in the continental U.S. and Canada have declined by almost 30% since 1970. Far from Passenger Pigeons, once … Continue reading

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Stop playing games with my head!

I’m referring to Old Man Time. He’s messing with my head again and I want him to stop! “Old man time, he’s so mean; Meanest man you’ve ever seen.” (Lyrics from the song.) And he’ll play tricks with your mind, … Continue reading

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Silent Summer

On September 27, 1962, Rachel Carson published her infamous book Silent Spring, chronicling the disastrous affect pesticides have on the environment. I’d love to write that in the 57 years since Silent Spring was published we’ve learned how to work … Continue reading

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Contagion

In the movie Contagion, Gwyneth Paltrow’s character received a virus from a chef she came in contact with in Macau. The chef got the virus from the carcass of a pig which got the virus from a chunk of banana … Continue reading

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Finally!!!!!!!

It took her long enough! I’ve been patient, I have, but I’d given up hope at ever seeing chicks this season when what do I see, a proud hen with six cute, little ducklings. It took her long enough. She … Continue reading

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Summer 2019

Ralph Waldo Emerson is quoted as writing The earth laughs in flowers. If that is the case, my little corner of the Concord River is a raucous riot of laughter. My gardens are a blaze with color to welcome the … Continue reading

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Stranger Things

Life on the Concord River is getting stranger as the weather warms up. Continue reading

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Time to Say Goodbye

Yesterday, my white rabbit, Stew, aka Hazel, but mostly Stew, died in my arms while we were at the vet. She’d been acting weird for the past few weeks, some days happily hopping around her indoor pen, while on other … Continue reading

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The Magic of My World

I wish I could take you by the hand and show you the magic of my world in real time. You’d hear the song of the Northern Cardinal, and feel the scented breeze on your skin as the sun warms … Continue reading

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A Month of Wonder and Delight

Welcome to May. Beltane. The position on the wheel of the year that marks the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. A time to frolic like a randy squirrel. Before the festivities begin, let’s take a … Continue reading

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