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A Paranoid’s Guide To Summertime Fun

Ah, summer.  Warm breezes and budding flowers call us outside after a long, cold winter.  I answered that call just the other day.    I strode briskly along and inhaled deeply, filling my lungs with life-giving fresh air…and about 273 … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Crapping Coyote

The good thing about nature is how it’s so natural. Except when it’s unnatural, or even supernatural. It’s colder than bedamned here in Illinois but, and here’s the great part, we haven’t had any snow or ice to speak of. … Continue reading

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Pay No Attention To That Woman With The Hefty Bags Crawling Across Your Lawn

I’m environmentally sensitive.  Like most thinking people, I practice the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, And Recycle.  But my favorite R is the fourth one:  Relocate. We have lots of trees, flowers and wide open spaces out in the country where … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Nature Is A Fanged Demon Of Destruction That Wants To Eat You

When you live in the country, like we do, you feel a kinship with Nature.  But you must never lose sight of the fact that Nature isn’t all Bambi and butterflies.  Sometimes, Nature is fanged demons of destruction that want … Continue reading

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From Sea To Shining River

  What a difference a day makes. I had been “in country” for 5 days and the Sunshine State had yet to live up to its name.    The weather ran the gamut from cloudy to drizzly to pouring down cats … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Nature is A Fanged Demon of Destruction That Is Trying To Eat You.

When you live in the country, like we do, you feel a kinship with Nature.  But you must never lose sight of the fact that Nature isn’t all Bambi and butterflies.  Sometimes, Nature is fanged demons of destruction that are … Continue reading

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