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The Pond in Winter

Warren Pond is frozen, and its smooth surface is padded with two inches of equally smooth snow that fell last night. The snow is scissored by lines of deer track, lines which span edge to edge, then re-cross in a … Continue reading

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Deer in the Doorway

In early morning light, deer step into my frame of vision, dark shapes gridded by window glass. Their browns match the stripped down winter hues so exactly that it is as though the landscape moves, slender leg a brown branch … Continue reading

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Raining Acorns

Last night’s storm, with its high winds, thrashed the trees so soundly that the path to my cabin today is thick with acorns, nearly cobbling the trail. I don’t remember past years producing so many, and I filled my hands … Continue reading

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Natural Connections

The rain began softly as I sat in the gazebo, and the patterings on the roof and the swaying of the ferns were restful and clean, but then the wind picked up and the rain drilled down, accompanied by growlings … Continue reading

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