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Horses | Little Bits

When I was little and ran up to my dad, begging for something we couldn’t afford, he would raise his huge hands and say, “Hold your horses. Let’s talk about it.” What is there about mankind and horses?

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Jack Jay, Robber Jay | Notes from the North Woods

Last weekend, I witnessed a fairly large bird repeatedly attack a group of smaller birds at my feeder.

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Ice/cold water training on Bulwagga Bay | Conservation Conversations

It may not seem like spring will ever get here, but in time, Lake Champlain will thaw and pose a potential danger. Ice fishermen, dog walkers, cross country skiers and cold water wanderers of all sorts, can become victims if they break through thawing or rotten ice.

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Damn coyotes! | Notes from the North Woods

In last week’s column, I referred to the process of rewilding our youth, in the same manner we rewilded our lands.

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Conservation Conversations

The Beatles did a song a while back called Day Tripper, if you are lucky, you can listen to it on your way to one of the following programs.

High Heels | Little Bits

High heels. My muses are at work again and that’s what they gave me today.

Magpies | Mill Creek Musings

Before our last snowstorm a pair of blue jays flew at my kitchen window.

January 2015 | Weather Watch

January 2015 made the phrase ”real Winter” a very appropriate way to describe a very cold January.

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Into the wild | Notes from the North Woods

I suppose it’s one of the most common afflictions of age, and it likely explains our unrelenting desire to return to familiar, natural surroundings.

New doors opening | Little Bits

Seven, eight, open the gate.” Did that conjure up any memories of your childhood? How about, “one, two, buckle my shoe?” I suppose you could stuff that in a category called Nursery Rhymes. It’s one of those things you learn very early and never forget.

Ladies Tea “Upsy Daisy” | Bakers Mills News

Again we can talk about the weather. Guess it is the norm for now.

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Ski Trails or Ski Tales | Johnsburg Historical Society

We moved to my wife’s home town (North Creek) in the late fall of 1969. I had a relatively new wife (2 and a half years) and a brand new daughter.

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Wild or not, off to the woods we go | Notes from the North Woods

Currently, the Adirondack Park remains the largest state protected area in the contiguous United States.

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Oil spill response | Conservation Conversations

Minus 18 degrees was displayed on the console of the truck when my cohort picked me up for the trip.

Feeding the birds | Bakers Mills News

Ron and Missy Allen, Julia and Caden went to New York City last Monday where Julia had to have heart surgery.

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