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Squirrels behaving like Wild Things

Today the squirrels are behaving like Wild Things, leaping into the air and coming back down again, and playing patty-cake in the middle; flipping their tails around like feather boas, chasing and being chased in an endless round-robin game of tag; and practicing death-defying maneuve
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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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Twas three nights after Christmas and all ‘cross the state

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Man and Dog

Grandad and grand-dog explore the frozen Mississippi…
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Photos from the Woods

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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’s Way to Start a Day

We are upright, vertical, and ambulatory this morning – a good way to start any day. Sparky-The-Cardinal woke me up with a long string of “purty-purty-purties”, then proceeded to say: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle.
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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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Good Night Wish

Good night to the winds that howl and moan Good night to the trees that creak and groan Good night to the creatures that live in the wood May your sleep be safe and warm and good…
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