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‘Something Wicked This Way Comes:’ Beware Deer Ticks

(Here’s the little critter that can wreak so much misery. Note their distinct markings and the characteristic ringed bite. They hang out in leaves, on grass, in the woods, and they’re waiting to bite you or ones you love…..) “Alert!…Alert!…Alert!!! … Continue reading

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A Day at Connemara: Soaking in Sandburg

(Idyllic, almost-Asian artistry of form: an early Spring branch against a still pond, at Carl Sandburg’s home in Connemara, Flat Rock, North Carolina….Fish lazily swim in eddies, lulled in the warming rays of the sun. Photo by CKMellor, Spring 2011). … Continue reading

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