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Observations

Since this process is a leave-it-alone-and-see-what-happens sort of thing, it occurred to me  (right after Regina suggested it) that some observations might be in order. So here goes: We seem to have fewer butterflies and dragonflies this year. That is … Continue reading

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Leave It As It Is

The title of this post is part of a quote from Theodore Roosevelt, which in its entirety says, “Leave it as it is. The ages have been working on it and man can only mar it.” This is our new … Continue reading

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That’s What It’s All About

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As a result of our efforts to restore our acreage to a more natural state, we have been blessed with an abundance of living creatures, and Regina has been able to capture most of these in her photographs. In case … Continue reading

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Some Progress

A little more than a year ago (August 18, 2017) I began this chronicle type of blogging to keep track of the purpose, processes, and progress towards changing our property from a manipulated and manicured piece of land back to … Continue reading

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Save The Animals

There have been many words spoken and written regarding the killing of a “famous” lion in Africa. Even though I am opposed to the senseless killing of animals for trophy or for sport, this will not be the emphasis of this … Continue reading

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Selfless Acts

The impetus for this post came from a quote by a character in “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.”  If you have not watched this movie and its prequel, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” I would highly recommend both for … Continue reading

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Prejudice & Bigotry

My Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines prejudice as: n. 1. : DAMAGE; esp : detriment to one’s rights or claims 2 : an opinion made without adequate basis. The definition of bigot is just as hard to swallow : n : one intolerantly devoted to his or her own … Continue reading

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America’s Got Talent

As I grow older, I find that I am less tolerant of certain situations. Maybe I am just becoming a crotchety old man. Or maybe I’m becoming Archie Bunker. I hope not. I do try hard to keep my prejudices in check, … Continue reading

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A Tale Worth Telling

If you have been following my blog for any time at all, you know that each year my wife and I take at least one trip to John C. Campbell Folk School in North Carolina. If you haven’t, now you … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments

For some reason, ABC has chosen to broadcast The Ten Commandments on Easter Sunday  every year since 1973. I will admit that the epic movie directed by the legendary Cecil B. DeMille was and is a spectacular cinematic event. It … Continue reading

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