Everyone says I look like my father. Well, everyone “below stairs,” as it were, and even then they speak of it only in whispers. As for guests, the naked shock on their faces as […]

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Spring is in the air!

At the beginning of February, when much of the north appears frozen and lifeless, there are stirrings below the surface and in the sky. The light is returning; today there is nearly an hour more […]

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Welcome, Returning Light!

The winter solstice “occurs exactly when the Earth’s axial tilt is farthest away from the sun at its maximum of 23° 26′. Though the winter solstice lasts only a moment in time, the term is […]

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Ghost Bark

    (Excerpt from Rowena Wentworth’s journal) 16 October 2023   I heard it again this morning. It was a bark, just a single bark, but it woke me up from a night’s sleep. I […]