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It's That Time Of Year!

Each year, the Saturday before Thanksgiving, something magical happens around here. Rifle season opens. Now, I wouldn’t say I’m an “avid” hunter, but I really do enjoy it – and kinda know what I’m doing. 357 more words



When we moved from our house in town to our house 15 minutes from town, my husband and I started a list of all of the out-of-ordinary animals we saw (or evidence of them) around our property. 696 more words


The last colour - DSLR edition

In all fairness I suppose a lowly Android in heavy overcast weather will never compete with a real camera on a sunny day, but nevertheless, as I was on my usual dogwalk anyway…

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Tales My Father Told Me

I come from a tradition of great storytellers, from men with the “gift of gab.” To be a man in my family is to be responsible for keeping, and sometimes embellishing I’m sure, our family’s history. 609 more words

I could call this climate change or global warming, but it's too bloody hot!

Hot. Hot and more hot. It’s only November, although it was only September last year when we had a heatwave and an out of control bushfire raging a few kilometres away. 770 more words

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- We FINALLY got internet installed at home. After a month of waiting, and staying home for not one but 4 engineers to turn up to do a job they had not been briefed for, each as clueless as the next. 480 more words