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Is That What It Will Take? by Bryan Wood

My son Bryan Wood is a professional naturalist and environmental educator. He is also an extraordinary musician, and performs often with our WildSpirit Band. In this beautiful song he combines all his skills and passion in one beautiful, powerful statement. It is the right moment for
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Old Turtle stands guard.

On a beautiful Veterans Day, Old Turtle stands guard on the American flag, by the cabin in the woods.
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Bright Days in the Pines

Sunrise touches the old carriage-house garage at Pine Point… It is a bright and brilliant morning at Pine Point, the white stillness disturbed only by the squirrels in Wild Thing mode. They roll and tumble and thrash about – under, around, and over the feeding tables. Kath
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January 8th

An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. — Henry David Thoreau
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The Changing Hours

All we know of earth and sky Is what we see with mortal eye; The changing hours from day to night, The growing dark, the fading light; And yet the heart can see there’s more, Beyond the sea, the unseen shore, From day to night, from night to day, We can’t remain, we sail a
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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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The Sun is Up!

Blow out the candles! The sun is up!
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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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If cold was not so darned much fun

If cold was not so darned much fun, I’d find myself another one Or two or three things I like better, For which I wouldn’t need a sweater Or a coat or hood or hat – I’d go bare-skinned – imagine that! But  as things are it isn’t wise, No matter age
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