More blooming flowers (mmmm…) and the first black flies (no!!!) greeted us this week.
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As we wait for various things to leaf out, I’m noticing that the animals are waiting too–impatiently. 385 more words
From the days of old, salamanders have captured the imagination of humankind. Long ago, when people would place logs in a fire, brightly colored salamanders would often come scurrying away from the flames. 358 more words
Gossip is a pretty primitive form of personal knowledge. At least, if one were to use the history of literacy as an analogy—and if one were to take a generically progressive view of history (which I currently will, as long as it serves my purposes)—then gossip is perhaps a… 3,280 more words