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Briefly, Earth Day Stream-of-Consciousness

Happy Earth Day, damn it. Continue reading

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Church

It’s Sunday morning… Continue reading

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You’d Think I Wouldn’t be Surprised

Nobody gives a damn about wildflowers or woodpeckers. And that includes people I thought did give a damn. Continue reading

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The Thrill of Columbine

Wild Columbine is a delicate fey flower of exquisite beauty, preferring the quiet woodland life in cliffs and rocky outcroppings to large colonies or barren roadsides Continue reading

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The Thing About Reality

It’s a gorgeous desert morning. A gentle breeze. Bright, life-affirming sunshine. Cactus wrens singing. And a beautifully colorful Common Yellowthroat in the Creosote bush. Continue reading

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Lake Erie Flashbacks

A turkey vulture glides serenely across the sky. Earlier this month Sheri and I watched a parade of a couple hundred vultures pass overhead, a Biblical scourge of offal-eaters, leisurely displaying their sheer number. Roadkill doesn’t stand a chance. Continue reading

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Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop: Bad at Magic

It was a relief, watching Nature in Small Doses (TM) draw its last breath, but it was also a bit like stumbling backwards where all this midlife crisis stuff was concerned. What might have been the beginning of an alternative lifestyle was just more work, and I was pretty sure more work wasn’t one of our objectives. Continue reading

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