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With all the trials and tribulations that this year has thrown at us here on the banks of Child Lake, there have been some interesting moments that have been pleasant distractions from clean-ups and endless repairs. I know the Chinese … Continue reading

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Despite the amazing kaleidoscopic fall we enjoyed here in lake country, there is a cool whispering background voice that adds a note of sadness. The trees have become skeletal now, with a smattering of a few stouthearted souls squeezing the … Continue reading

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The Elephant Scoopers

Skies are a little bluer, nights a little edgier. Woodlands a little more garish.  The deer have switched from auburn to a somber grey/brown. Gold Finches are not gold any longer. This change has to happen. As it has since…well…time … Continue reading

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Summer’s Last Dance

If I promise not to sing, will you forgive me posting about trees one more time? No doubt your thinking; “What is his fixation with trees?” Well, when you live in the center of a forest, whether good or bad, … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Wealth

“There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.” ― Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac It’s mid-winter, and she … Continue reading

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