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Walk in the Woods

Christmas Wishes 2016

Approximately 2017 years ago an infant was born to an unwed, teen-aged mother, delivered into poverty in a troubled corner of the world. About 33 years later he died, put to death by the clergy and politicians of his day. Some said the infant was holy, others said the man became holy
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Simple

You never know where beauty will show up. From the parking lot outside the grocery store. Had to set the grocery bag down…
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How Lucky We Are To Have The Moonlight

How lucky we are to have moonlight, To help and guide us through the night; To light our way enough to see Just who we are and where we be; And should the dark bring doubt or fear, The moon’s not far, it’s always near – Above a cloud, beneath a star, It shines on us
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Church In The Pines

It is -19 below zero at the Church In The Pines this morning, and it is a beautiful day. All the congregation is here, and the buffet tables are more popular than ever. The pileated woodpeckers are here, flashing red and white, their big voices booming through the woods. All their woo
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Frozen Afternoon January 4th

A frozen afternoon on the frozen Mississippi…
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The old year’s gone, the new one’s here

The old year’s gone, the new one’s here, We bring it in with joy and cheer, Though now it is a little cold, And that perchance could soon get old; But old and new are each a way Of seeing things that go or stay. Whatever your perception is, I hope your year is full of fizz
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Twas three nights after Christmas and all ‘cross the state

<a href="https://i0 cialis canada paypal.wp.com/www.douglaswood.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/2013-12-28-Winter-Cabin-with-Snow-on-the-roof-Douglas-Wood-copyright.jpg”>Twas three nights after Christmas and all ‘cross the state The wind it was stirring – c
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Photos from the Woods

Suet…. Breakfast of Champions!           <img data-attachment-id="2826" data-permalink="http://www.douglaswood.com/photos-from-the-woods/2013-12-27-pine-in-the-morning-douglas-wood-copyright/" data-orig-file="http://www.dougla
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When the Sun Slides Down

When the sun slides down And the west turns red You think of what’s Been done and said In the bit of time That we call today In a fiery sky It burns away.
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Sparky Says it’s Spring

Sparky, our cardinal-rescued-from-a-shrike, was singing his head off outside the window at first light this morning. He keeps saying it’s spring! (Or that it’s just around the corner.) A look at the landscape and thermometer says he’s overly optimistic – but I
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