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Olaf Danielson
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Glamping
Dan Lanik, a local artist in Wahoo, Nebraska  was moved when local a utility gang of utility workers cut down a huge pine tree and were just taking the log to the dump so he carved a bear holding a large pike.  He donated it to Nebraska and it stands at the...
Glamping
Glamping
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Summer Doldrums
The doldrums
of summer have descended upon me like a curtain descends on a play for intermission,
where I wonder if I should go grab a glass of wine, go to the bathroom, or go
and make a phone call.   Like most Julys,
I start pondering things—thinking, sche...
Summer Doldrums
Summer Doldrums
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Birds in the Attics, Interesting Inheritance I
Ladysmith  Wisconsin is a large small town in Northwestern Wisconsin.  It is the county seat of Rusk County and was platted in 1885 along the Soo Line main line, but was first named Flambeau Falls and four names later was renamed Ladysmith on July 1,1900. I...
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Skippering around in the Prairie
I posted a
photo of a butterfly on Facebook last week without really looking at it and a
good birder from Minnesota responded. 
“Ooh wow!  That is a Regal
Fritillary!”  I looked at it again, yea, he was right.  The Regal Fritillary is one
of North America’s...
Skippering around in the Prairie
Skippering around in the Prairie
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Life is Good Today
I n 2008, Country and Western singer
Zac Brown, opened his catchy new single Toes “ I got my toes in the water, a$$ in the sand  Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand  Life is good today Life is good today …” Zac Brown
didn’t invent this “philoso...
Life is Good Today
Life is Good Today
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Birding and Fishing in the Boreal Forest
Smoothrock lake, Armstrong, Ontario Canada Last week, I visited places known for their structural, geographic, or obvious features like the "Hanging Rock," the"Hump," the "Triangle," The "S-curve" "The backside," "The Corner" or the "Sandhole"  On the map n...
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Of Omens, Numbers, and Booksignings
Tuesday was a strange day out on the prairie, a strange day as part of a rather weird week.  I kept finding myself saying, well that is odd, or saying "I never seen that before."  The fence posts near Summit, South Dakota were littered with dozens of common...
Of Omens, Numbers, and Booksignings
Of Omens, Numbers, and Booksignings
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Happy Memories Riding the Bumblebees
Sunday was a day of mixed feelings.  Where has all the years gone?  You may also ask why did I let them go? I was back home cleaning up my grandmother's estate and Sunday was the day that Cousin Steve came to pick up his inheritance, a pair of 1972 Ski-doo ...
Happy Memories Riding the Bumblebees
Happy Memories Riding the Bumblebees
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My time is unfortunately not money
Time is priceless, time is money, time waits for no man, lost time is never found again and of course time flies, but if time flies like an arrow. and fruit flies like a banana, therefore if you find an arrow that looks like a banana is time just a fruit? O...
My time is unfortunately not money
My time is unfortunately not money
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Birding the Peoria Road ...
Some have rode the Burlington Route, others have been routed on the Milwaukee Road.  My grandfather ate on the Nickel Plate, and a few took the curves on the Soo Line...but few remember the old Peoria Gateway.  The Peoria  Gateway!?......when I think of Peo...
Birding the Peoria Road ...
Birding the Peoria Road ...
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