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Celebrating the Sap

Wow! As this winter matures, it really wants to leave a lasting impression. You know what? It has. We just followed the biggest snow of the season with the coldest night and then a sunrise that would thrill the gods. … Continue reading

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What’s in a Word

Nature‚Äôs symphony, point and counter point in endless variation. At this moment, I am sitting in my writing chair with the sun shining, under a severe winter storm warning, thinking about gardens. The course of nature never did run sooth, … Continue reading

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The Turning of the Tide

Spring, and with it new life, new hope, a sun so warm and welcome after a long winter that it fills you with joy; a rushing of rivers, a sprouting of snowdrops and Easter; a song of nature reborn just … Continue reading

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The Voice of God in All its Stillness

I know I have spent more articles talking about the sunrise than about any other topic, but at moments such as this, nothing else is worthy of the words. We have already begun to enter the most beautiful time of … Continue reading

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Breaking the Inertia

Spring is in the air. This morning the sun is out, the birds are singing and sadly the snow is melting. Over the next few days the temperature is predicted to soar to double digits. Wow! Winter never really established … Continue reading

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Guilt Free Chocolate

Winter and chocolate really hit it off, whether you love drinking steaming hot chocolate on cold winter nights or eating chocolate Valentines and Easter eggs. Few food treats can stand up to chocolate as a world favourite, especially in winter. … Continue reading

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The Old Order Changeth

A plastic grocery bag blew across my path out in the field this morning. Its lone presence there seemed almost symbolic of the passing of the last dirty thirty years. The age of plastics caught us by surprise. The year … Continue reading

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Elements of a Sustainable Future

Have you ever stopped to marvel at the exquisite softness of the snow as it hovers, suspended in the still morning air, or the way the snow packs under your skis allowing you to glide effortlessly across a field? Have … Continue reading

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Living Every Day

On a morning such as this the predawn frost crystallizes on the trees ready to sparkle like a million diamonds under the rising sun. But the sun hasn’t quite managed to keep his appointment. Leaden clouds have layered most of … Continue reading

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Nature, the Master Artist

This morning as I was reading an article in the paper that was using terms such as, “bleak midwinter,” and “dog days of winter,” I was struck by the distance that we have placed between winter and ourselves, and the … Continue reading

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