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Do you find that you go through phases in life where your interests change suddenly? I ┬ádo, and I’m moving into another one of those now. I think my recent trip to Costa Rica helped clarify things for me — … Continue reading

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Zygodactyl Feet? Who Me?

And now for the woodpecker action I promised in an earlier post…. The other day, I looked out the kitchen window and saw a Hairy Woodpecker stashing peanuts in some holes drilled in a sassafras tree by a Pileated Woodpecker … Continue reading

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Fresh Snow and a Fresh Perspective

Just after the remaining bits of snow finally melted from the lawn we got a couple inches of fresh powder last weekend. At first I was discouraged by this, but soon realized that the new snow provides better footing on … Continue reading

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