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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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Requiem

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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MacArthur Goes Fishing

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.  ~Henry David Thoreau Like the storied general from WWII, I too, returned.  To Upper Red Lake that is.  A little overdramatic, most … Continue reading

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