Tag Archives: bear

Porcupine, bear, lake trout & crunchy grasshoppers

Lots has been happening in our Little House in the Woods.  I seem to forget, at times, that we’re still in the midst of a pandemic.  Here are a few highlights: At 1 a.m. on Sunday morning a noise startled … Continue reading

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What it’s like to live in the woods

I grew up in a ranch suburban 1960’s-style pink brick and white aluminum sided home one hour north of Detroit.  My brothers and I skipped around the edges of a cornfield to attend elementary school.  Farmers grew beans and sugar … Continue reading

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Evening at “Billy the Finns” with blog reader and her family!

 Today I would like to introduce you to a fellow blog reader.  (Just think if all of you could meet each other!)  Her name is Mary.  We met, first, through Taxes. As some of you know, I am a Tax … Continue reading

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Dreams of bears and owls…

During the winter, here in the Northwoods, the bear slumbers in dens covered with thick snow.  Many other animals hibernate or torpor, lulled into the depths of dreams as the ice forms and thickens on Lake Superior. We can be … Continue reading

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Do not expect to see a curled up baby fawn in this blog.

I dialed up the Universe this morning. They put me through to the Divine Operator right away. “Hey!  How you doing?” I inquired politely.  “Say, any chance of arranging for me to see a curled up baby fawn today?  Please?  Please?  … Continue reading

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