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Snowy Walkabout

One of the many miracles of nature is the unforeseen lesson: out of the blue, she teaches you something new. Yesterday I went for a walk in the local woods, seeking burls on fallen trees to make a kuksa, a … Continue reading

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A Beautiful, Desperate Struggle

It was my good fortune recently to travel to Costa Rica and there to experience firsthand that country’s remarkable biodiversity. From rainforest to cloud forest, Costa Rica offers a dazzling and at times overwhelming array of species. Coati, tree frogs, … Continue reading

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Spring, finally.

This morning as my coffee brewed and the early morning sun began to burn off the cool of the previous night, my mind drifted outside of my home to speculate on the changes that this long winter’s late spring would … Continue reading

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A Scouting Trip in Early Spring

Sunday afternoon at my desk had grown tiresome. Something was lacking, something was calling me. Besides, I had some new Vasque Breezes to break in and a new stretch of lake shoreline I wanted to explore. So it wasn’t long before … Continue reading

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