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Of Limbs and Leaves, and the Design of Life

One of the advantages of fall is that you get to see the structure of trees.  In summer the branches are hidden by the luscious green foliage.  But as autumn brings the brilliant colors out of the leaves, one by … Continue reading

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The Fine Art of Whittling

Cedar trees are prolific in my part of the country.  I think they’re known as red cedars.  They grow wherever they can, in the edges of fields, in pastures, highway rights of way, and of course cemeteries.  While we were … Continue reading

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Picking Out a Christmas Tree

The snow had mounted up just to the bottom of our shoes.  A “dusting” of snow transformed the landscape into a wintry scene, while not endangering travelers too terribly on the old road that curved around the back of the … Continue reading

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