Monthly Archives: July 2013

Time and the Osprey and the Shadbush

I hear high-pitched keening and I see soaring birds, and I feel privileged to witness the wonder. Our osprey have returned. Half a century ago, an osprey was a rare sighting. They’d consumed so many DDT-contaminated fish, their eggshells were … Continue reading

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Midsummer Lights

Dark skies. Strobe lights. Log-splitting thunder. Wind twisting trees. A riproaring summer storm was upon us. We waited it out (nothing else to do) hoping none of the trees would twist and fall. After the rage, a last grumble or … Continue reading

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