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I’m watching the birds build their nests.  They pull a stick from here and moss from there, tucking them in carefully, weaving to a pattern that only they see. Often they renovate last year’s nest or someone else’s.  They create a new enterprise from… Continue Reading “Gratitude”

On Oxbow Pond: Welcome

“If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes,”  oldtimers in New England have long said.  Last week it snowed a foot.  Today, the thermometer read 85 degrees in the broad middle of the afternoon. And with that first blast of heat, Spring plain… Continue Reading “On Oxbow Pond: Welcome”