Category Archives: whitetail deer

The time between

10 February, 2019            The time between This was a great week to be outdoors. Every week is great to be outdoors, but this one had seven solid days. We had the best river hike we’d had … Continue reading

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dredge

20 January, 2019            dredge I dredged up a few stories I’d appended to blog posts in years past. Some of them are interesting if you’ve never read them before. I’ll put them near the bottom. After … Continue reading

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Mixed emotions

13 January, 2019            Mixed emotions I had an experience – two experiences, really – on Monday, April 16, 2007. The dogs woke me up long before dawn today and, inexplicably, I was thinking of those two … Continue reading

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Nobody yawns…

6 January, 2019            Nobody yawns… I am embarrassed. I am acutely and painfully aware of the poor quality of this image. I took it. What stunned me about it – what is remarkable about it, IMO … Continue reading

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Peace and love, goat stew, Farmer’s Market, snowstorm – wow!  

9 December, 2018            Peace and love, goat stew, Farmer’s Market, snowstorm – wow!   I am totally using this image without permission. I took a screenshot of my niece Aileen’s instagram page. Aileen drew the pictures … Continue reading

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Giving thanks for great luck (luck counts too!)

25 November, 2018            Giving thanks for great luck (luck counts too!)  I got two pictures of that Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) before it vanished, and that was one of them. That’s luck. It’s really, really … Continue reading

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Civic duty/ dumpster diver/ quick and dirty

12 August, 2018            Civic duty/ dumpster diver/ quick and dirty When we get to the river, Mackey and Turner jump out of the car, and Mackey poops on the ground – first thing – before we’re … Continue reading

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