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Liken Lichen

The Opposite of Succulent Wild Life Symbiotic association. Algae and fungi. Food, dye, medication. Grow so slowly. Substrate, skull of deer. Making, on that so iconic symbol of death;  white sun-bleached skull bones, A new vegetative life. I like it. Green, … Continue reading

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Slate Dragon Scale

    Slate gray dragon scale, feathered white flashing phoenix tail. Translucent ivory belly and under, pale pink beak, happy to plunder. Song a short trill, in flight a sharp buzzy tzeet, silly dark-eyed junco.     There are five sub-species groups … Continue reading

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Wind Chill 30 below … active northern birds

If I were a bird I think I’d fly south for the winter … but maybe not. Maybe the snow is exhilarating (that would be one word for it), maybe black sunflower seeds are so much tastier than warm, mushy … Continue reading

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Photo Journey – this week’s best action shots

I’ve taken lots of photos with my little pocket digital camera. This week I decided to work on getting action shots outside in the Wisconsin snow focusing on some of my favorite things, my dogs and the birds. Here are … Continue reading

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Walking In the Rain

As a challenge and as a puzzle, I grabbed words from a magnetic word stack, they were: delight, fragrance, bare, water, rain, want, merry, good, cross, above, bell, grace, music, should & awake. A word stack of randomness to make truth of in a … Continue reading

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On Beer and Mice

On Mice and Beer Rodent sewer lungs, Mouse track spyro gyro, Death in a beer, Effluvia, mother of ferment. First draft. Leave a beer bottle open in the workshop and irresponsible vermin take a bath in it. It was easier … Continue reading

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Reflections

So do you like the haiku with the oxymoron last line?

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Pursuit of Happiness

I started out with nothing. I still have most of it. – Michael Davis That’s a weird quote, it’s funny, kind of, because you picture – whatever you picture that is funny to you. And how can you still have … Continue reading

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Saturday morning cat tricks

Every morning when I come in after my walk with the dogs, as I’m climbing the steps Smokey dashes to the bar stools and proceeds to stare at me. If he is late in his dash, or if you are … Continue reading

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Sea (Ice) Caves on Lake Superior

We’ve heard it’s quite impressive, great ice and there are lots of people going to see them, so if you don’t want to have an extremely long hike in you’ve got to get there early on a weekday. Yesterday (Thurs. … Continue reading

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