Category Archives: Life In The Wild

Snow at Ginty Creek.

The dull weather took on an ominous cast at sunrise one morning.  Later that day, it started to snow at Ginty Creek.  Badger is staring intently at me through the window, asking to come in. He never, of course, brushes … Continue reading

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Harry’s Manuscript Update

Remember this guy?  He had almost finished his manuscript in June but got distracted by all the hikes, the volunteers, the bathroom and washing machine, and getting ready for winter.    But Chris had suggested it was high time he buckled … Continue reading

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It Is A Snu Day

In 1978 and part of 1979 I was a teacher at the Darwin School on the Falkland Islands.  Half the kids were from the nearby settlement of Goose Green; the rest were flown in by Beaver float planes from outlying … Continue reading

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Beauty in Gloom

In this persistent gloom, one still finds subtle beauty. The rain on this tree hung like diamonds.  Accasional gleams of light made interesting effects. A hint of sun in the fog, but that was all we had.The pond had been … Continue reading

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Once Upon November Dreary

Apologies to Edgar Allen Poe.  One can expect dreary in November, but, with the exception of three weeks at the end of March and the first half of April, and a few odd days here and there, we have had … Continue reading

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