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Foggy Moments

One day it’s -8˚ and a couple of days later the thermometer reads 50˚–our New England weather about as fickle as those of us who inhabit this space. 663 more words


Book of January: Naturally Curious Day By Day

Twice now I’ve had the pleasure of being in the audience of Mary Holland at local speaking engagements and I give thanks for each opportunity. But even if I can’t be in her presence to catch her excitement about the natural world and listen to her tales of wilderness adventures, I’ve contented myself with turning to her book, … 596 more words


Son-date Mondate

Let me begin by saying Happy New Year. And thanking all of you who take the time to read my musings about nature and life. 445 more words


Won't You Be My Neighbor?

I knew the minute I walked into the summer kitchen this morning and saw fresh tracks beside the barn that I’d head out the door as soon as possible. 954 more words


Lessons from a Porcupine

Our yard and barn have forever been part of a porcupine’s place in this world and so it’s not unusual to either see the critter or evidence that it has passed through. 1,067 more words


Walking With(out) Kyan

One of these days I’ll get to explore the route I traveled today with my young neighbor, Kyan, who is recovering from a blood marrow transplant. 1,041 more words


Red Deer@Lyme Park

Lyme Park in Derbyshire is a beautiful place to walk and a great place to see Red Deer.   The main herd is clearly visible and, hidden in the long grass some distance from the herd, there are a small number of challenger stags… preparing to rut with the boss any day soon.