Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Halloween

The semi-annual Black Forest Craft sale begins tomorrow at the Black Forest Community Center. It runs through Sunday and is the oldest craft sale west of the Appalachians. Besides wonderful crafts, pottery, and jewelry, there are always delicious food items … Continue reading

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Five Mule Deer

Five young mule deer just munched their way across my yard. Four are young bucks with two points on each side. The day is winding down and they are filling their tummies, in no hurry to get anywhere. The aspen … Continue reading

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King’s Ransom

Boy does time go by fast when you have company. One of my Minnesota cousins, has been here for a visit and I sort of lost track. We were blessed with incredibly nice, warm weather so we got in some … Continue reading

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Final Harvest

Final Harvest by Barbara W. Weber He was bound to the land from the day of his birth His roots anchored deep in the fertile earth Nurtured, sustained, by the soil he grew And his life, like his furrows, ran … Continue reading

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Nabbing The Bad Guys

Snowflakes are twirling about against a background of yellow aspen and rusty oak brush. It is cold outside and the wind makes it colder yet. Seems like the perfect day to light a fire and hole up, but alas, I … Continue reading

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The Price We Pay

This morning, I walked with a friend on a ranch in NE Black Forest. Much of it was burned in this past summer’s fire.  The August and September rains spurred the growth of beautiful lush grass and at times I … Continue reading

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Are You Ready?

In six weeks I head for Florida. Wow, the year has flown. Has anyone noticed this one went faster than usual? Honestly – I’m positive it’s going faster. The changes are coming more often too. We used to buy something … Continue reading

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