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Breathing with trees

Yesterday I sat with my back against an ash tree.  Its top branches waved in the wind about 85 feet above my head.  Barry had pointed out the ash earlier as we peered at it from the kitchen window. “Look … Continue reading

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Bare bones in sky: how the woods celebrate Halloween.

A few short weeks ago (last week?  the week before?) the woods vibrated with rich colors of orange, red, yellow.  Bright vivid leaves surrounded, encompassed, danced on autumn breezes. A few short weeks ago the beauty of blazing intensity took … Continue reading

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Ditto what the Lorax said.

Does everyone remember what the Lorax proclaimed in the famous Dr. Seuss book? Sure, you remember. He solemnly said, “I am the Lorax,  I speak for the trees.” This blog is ditto what the Lorax said so mightily. Today I … Continue reading

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Needles of fiery-orange

I didn’t want to deceive you. First, you must look at the first two photographs.  They show what much of the Upper Peninsula woods looks like now. Most of the autumn leaves have fallen.  The long swaths of brilliant color … Continue reading

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Dear Baby Bear,

Dear Baby Bear, Why did you climb our little itty bitty maple tree?  Why did you fall to the earth, amazed that you couldn’t stay aloft forever? How could you accidentally break these branches without us knowing? Did your mama … Continue reading

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At what moment do buds turn into leaves?

Hello again, dear reader!  (Tonight I feel like blogging.  Smile…  I hope you feel like reading.) This week I’ve been surprised to discover that Spring hath arrived–almost unnoticed.  How could this be?  In the last couple of years I have … Continue reading

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From lizards to cardinals to us (havin’ fun Georgia-style)

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