Category Archives: Critters

Dog sillhouette

According to Wikipedia: The word silhouette is an eponym of Etienne de Silhouette, a French finance minister who in 1759 was forced by France’s severe credit crisis during the Seven Years War to impose severe economic demands upon the French people, particularly the wealthy.[1] Because de Silhouette enjoyed making cut paper portraits, his name became […]

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Dont! Go Back in the Water…

Cue theme music. Actually, I have never seen the movie. I wasn’t allowed to go when it was out in theaters back in the dark ages. I did read the book. On the one hand, the link above is pretty interesting. On the other, I ‘m thinking that I lived on the coast still, this […]

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Just for fun…

Sometimes, pigs do fly. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Country Living Red of Tooth and Claw

An unpleasant reality of living in the country and keeping livestock is the other wild animals- we’ve had to kill possums, raccoons, a coyote or two, and one wild dog that was killing our chickens. The dog is the one that really gets to people. They look at us askance and instantly downgrade their opinion […]

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A Walk Through the Year

October 9th, The Geese-Going Days. So this time of bright October weather was known to the Indians. We remember this, late this morning, as we come home from Broad Beech Crossing along the rough trail that follows the windings of a stone wall through the woods past Wild Apple Glade.Our ears catch a stirring, faraway […]

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