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So an old lady walks into a hardware store…

31-Day Gratitude Challenge and other cool things. Continue reading

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The Circle Continues

The Circle of Life is a concept that many people know about. It speaks to the recycling of living tissue, both plant and animal, to death and back to another life form. Grass (or in my case garden mums) to … Continue reading

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Creature Comforts

Imagine an eerie sound waking you from a sound sleep. That’s what happened a few nights ago. The time was around 1:30 AM and, as already mentioned, I was fast asleep, dreaming of my two favorite men, no doubt — … Continue reading

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When is a Mole not a Mole?

When is a Vole a Meadow Vole? Continue reading

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She…He…It’s Baaaaaack!

The duckling count is dropping. The piddly number of six ducklings is now down to five and I don’t have to look very far to find the reason why. Now, I’m not implying that the snapping turtle is snapping up … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday!

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Yup. Today, December 9th, is my birthday. All day! Actually, I celebrate the entire week before the 9th and a day or two after, but hey, it is all about me, you know? The festive mood on the river isn’t … Continue reading

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Denial

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I refuse to accept the truth. Therefore, I will live in a state of denial. Care to join me? It’s hard to believe summer is ending. How did Labor Day get here so quickly? Wasn’t it yesterday that I posted … Continue reading

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Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

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Hey Henry, Happy Belated Birthday. July marked the two hundredth birthday for Thoreau; July 12, to be exact. And since he loved meandering along the Concord River, I thought I’d start this post with a nod his way. Plus, the … Continue reading

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I know in my heart it is June.

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A Summer’s Day Black bees on the clover-heads drowsily clinging, Where tall, feathered grasses and buttercups sway; And all through the fields a white sprinkle of daisies, Open-eyes at the setting of day. Oh the heaps of sweet roses, sweet … Continue reading

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Wake up Persephone, it’s time!

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Is it just me or has this winter felt like its gone on forever? (Those of you in the southern hemisphere can just settle down; I’ll get to you in June. By the way, happy first day of Autumn.) Back … Continue reading

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