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The Sound of Summer

I found a tiny speckled fawn curled next to my compost pile last week. It just lay there, moving only enough to track my movement down the path as I headed into the woods. 317 more words

Linda Kobert

Kayaking with snake(s)

OK, friends, I have a story to tell.

It’s Memorial Day weekend, 2018, and my friend Sherry messages.  Would I like to go kayaking with her on Monday? 862 more words

Upper Peninsula

Slithering Snake in Suburbia

Silly me! Why I thought I would never see a snake in our garden here in Upstate New York, I don’t know.  I had my fill as a young girl in Massachusetts and then the big, long rattlesnakes in Colorado, followed by a few bull snakes in Tennessee.  213 more words


Callahan State Park, Framingham, MA

I took my son out of school for Ascension on Thursday. It’s an annual skip day for us. We pack treats and head for Beebe Meadow in Callahan State Park in Framingham. 477 more words

Beebe Meadow

Garter Snake On Road

We saw this Garter Snake sunning on the access road as we were walking out of Davidsons Mill Pond Park to the parking area. I have seen them before but never saw one this large. 97 more words


Me and Snakes, Snakes and Me

Let’s go back to Arizona, circa 1996.

I was 10 or 11 years old.  My dad and I were away on a father-daughter backpacking trip somewhere in one of the numerous mountain ranges of Southern Arizona.   1,117 more words

Upstate New York

Wednesday Vignette: Curve of Snake

I mean, the Wednesday Vignette this week has to be the first snake of the year, right? Not seen in my garden so far (but a shrew was, so can a snake be far behind?), but nearby, on a hike this past Saturday at the Lyme Hill Conservation Area in Lyme, NH. 371 more words