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A Hole In One

No, this is not a golf story  And if it was a golf story from me it would not include a hole in one.  I believe in getting my money’s worth and get more swings per dollar than the average golfer. 743 more words

Reflections On Life

Vote for your Favorite Calendar Image (June 2015)

Here are the June candidates for my 2015 calendar.  Vote below (A, B, or C) for your favorite. Remember, one of my voting fans will get a free calendar and an 11×14 or 16×20 print (your choice!) of their favorite calendar image. 41 more words

Calendar Contest

Driving down the mountain Tuesday; a drive by photo of a Pileated Woodpecker

I was driving home from Jasper Arkansas, on Tuesday, prior to the cold and rain, and I spotted a male Pileated Woodpecker determined to drill into the bark of a tree. 44 more words

Wild Birds

The Fungus Among Us

Northwoods Journal
Monday, September 1, 2014
Labor Day

After we went to bed last night I realized that we had forgotten to bring in the birdfeeders. 1,179 more words


Concussed Woodpeckers?

Have you ever wondered how a woodpecker can repeatedly bash its beak against a tree and never become concussed or even just a little bit disorientated? 343 more words


Pileated Acrobatics

The bush seemed too weak to support the pileated woodpecker’s (Dryocopus pileatus) size and heft.  Catbirds, robins, chipmunks and squirrels easily picked the ruby and purple fruit from the spindly chokecherry branches.   213 more words

Snake River, MN