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Two weddings, a dam, a journal, death and family photos

Last January, just before I quit blogging for ten months, I wrote a post called “The world’s best journal“.  The journal is one of the things that makes me unconditionally happy.  To read back over the years and to remember … Continue reading

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Endless clink of logs: filling the wood room another moonlit night

Full cold steady stare of white moon’s face illuminates our wood room filling adventures. Sparkling snowflakes gleam against dark evergreens like fireflies.  Soft and alive and diamond, then gone. We crank open the heavy wood room door.  An endless winter … Continue reading

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Morning stories from the woods

Outside–just now–coyotes yipping, close to the house. Neighbor’s little dogs barking furiously.  Cacophony in the woods!  My heart pounds. Suddenly, all still.  Hopefully the dogs ran, tails between legs, back home.  Hopefully, coyotes didn’t breakfast until later. Dark lingers these … Continue reading

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“Honey, our log truck of firewood is here.”

Yesterday morning the phone rang insistently at 7:30 a.m. as we sat on the living room couch sipping coffee and discussing camera ISO settings.  Barry was attempting to explain camera settings to Kathy, for the 600th time. Finally, in desperation, … Continue reading

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Stacking firewood at midnight.

OK, readers.  This wasn’t as much fun as our Chili Party at Midnight last summer. I am also sneaking this blog in before the promised photo-blog of more beautiful autumn colors.  You fall photo fans, hold your horses.  The colorful … Continue reading

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The pussy willow post

It is assuredly spring in the North woods. The snow hath melted–finally.  Even the snow-plowed banks have melted.  Last week’s surprise snowstorm has melted. We are all heaving a sigh a relief–and delight. The pussy willows are blooming everywhere.  Spring is … Continue reading

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