Category Archives: Nature

Thoughts on a Nor’easter

As a strong Nor’Easter approaches the East Coast there will be some positives. No it may not be a positive for those who have to shovel or those whose deaths or property destruction are attributed to the storm whether actually … Continue reading

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Sleep and Politics

All the political things aside, I got a good night’s sleep last night. about 8.5 hours in the deep silence of the Minnesota woods in the fall.  Nobody within miles, no boats, cars, sirens, no nice but irritatingly punctual AM dogs.    This is … Continue reading

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I Heard You The Third Time You Called so Pay Me, Pay Me Now!

There is an endemic problem going on in many of our elementary schools it is the phrase “I’m going to count to five,” (for many sociologists and college professors 5 wasn’t enough and now its 10) the phrase is then … Continue reading

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Danger Easter Ahead

Easter is coming soon! It used to be fairly common for parents to give their children small animals for Easter. The most common gifts were chicks and rabbits probably some misguided Easter Bunny egg fetish. Several times after Easter I … Continue reading

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Smart Phone = Dumb People?

I’ll admit that I have a cell phone although I don’t’ like it, actually my family will attest that I don’t like any phones and can in fact sit and watch comfortably a phone ringing without answering it.  I have … Continue reading

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Pogo, Sex, Gender and Mother Nature

I see in the paper this A.M. another story touting the purported value of creating a gender neutral society. I understand that in its benign form gender neutrality might work towards guaranteeing equal opportunity but I fear that in its … Continue reading

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Late Fall Spiders and Politicians

This morning I walked through the silent dawn of the late fall woods disturbed only by the rustling of the fallen leaves . Dressed in blaze orange to distinguish myself from a stray moose or bear and braced against the … Continue reading

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