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Wild Summer: Creeks and Creatures

Even the easiest path to the stream is over rugged, uneven ground. The forest floor is covered with heaps of fallen leaves and detritus, making it difficult to know where the best footing is. The Blue Dasher is also called … Continue reading

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Tributary: Becoming Green Warriors of the Red Earth Country

This essay was published in the online literary journal Steel Toe Review in August, 2012 (Tributary in Steel Toe Review); in the Birmingham Free Press in August, 2012; and on the Friends of Hurricane Creek website in August, 2012. An … Continue reading

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Autumn: At the Creek, Within the Forest

Captions will be below pictures. Autumn creeps up on us here, slowly. Last weekend it was still warm, very sunny, and glorious. It took some doing to get me down the embankment, and later back up. The hubster helped, and … Continue reading

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