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Tipping a Wing

My college graduating class had what my husband Jim would have called a “reunion of significance” this year–one of those reunions that we as undergrads would have witnessed and thought, Damn, they’re old. And the jackets: how can they be seen … Continue reading

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Auguries of Innocence

My son Noah, an innate naturalist, observed through the resident mother robin’s behavior that the eggs had hatched. I could not possibly outdo William Blake: To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild … Continue reading

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Gathering Blue and Wisdom from Pooh

The nest on Jim’s twig wreath, just outside my window, is gathering more cornflower blue denizens.  The parents are on high alert: one frequently mans the nearby pathway against intrusion, while one sits on the nest and swoops violently upwards … Continue reading

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More Babies Blue

Jim has managed to continue to provide a hospitable home for many:

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