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Dens, burrows, tunnels and magic portals….

When I am in the forest, my senses are usually in delightful overload.  All around me stories of wild life are being told, layered within hues of gold and green, russets, tangerines, grays and blacks, hidden in symbiotic textures of … Continue reading

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In a friendship with flowers

  I have often heard or read the phrase “He or she has a good relationship with the land.”  As I devote more and more of my free time to exploring wild places, I more deeply understand what that means.  A … Continue reading

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A primordial dream

I hike into the dawn forest as the sun begins to rise from behind distant hills.  This is my favorite time of day and it always feels like a special secret.  I weave beneath the trees with electric anticipation, waiting silently for the spellbinding … Continue reading

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Sunshine through mossy curtains

I left the house at 6:30 to hike the trails behind Black Lake, a picturesque freshwater lake at the southern end of the peninsula.  It is spring and each day brings new gifts to the forest.  Delicate fronds unfurl, the beautiful … Continue reading

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