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Ticked Off

My husband went for a walk in the woods and then found a deer tick on his pants. I went for a walk in the woods and then found a deer tick on my pants. My father went for an … Continue reading

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Missing Things

I never miss my old state, town, or condo, but I miss the ocean. Being near the woods is great, but not the same. I can almost pretend, though, on a cold and snowy day, that I’m still near the … Continue reading

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Mystery Thing #6

I used to think of beetles as being rather plain and boring. The only obvious exception I knew of was the Japanese beetle, which is a beautiful but terrible destroyer of rosebushes. This new mystery thing is brighter and prettier … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Walk

While I rave all the time about the convenience of having state park land right behind my house, I think the woods up there are less than exciting. There’s a spot we call the Scenic Overlook, but it doesn’t overlook … Continue reading

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