Monthly Archives: January 2019

Signs of Winter 9: Seventh Annual House Cat Day!

(Click here if you would like to listen to an audio version of this blog!) Six years ago I wrote about Groundhog Day and suggested that we change this early February day-of-prediction to focus not on an animal that is … Continue reading

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Signs of Winter 8: Beavers of Roaring Run!

(Click here to listen to an audio version of this blog!) The Roaring Run Trail runs along the northern bank of the Kiskiminetas River just outside of the town of Apollo. A few weeks ago, Carl Meyerhuber and I were … Continue reading

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Signs of Winter 7: A Snow Hike at Laurel Hill

(Click here for an audio version of this blog!) The winter is a time when many of us don’t even think about going outside to walk or hike. Much of this behavior is habit, I think. It is more than … Continue reading

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Signs of Winter 6: Chocolate

(Please click here to listen to an audio version of this blog!) Winter is a great time to talk about chocolate. There is nothing like a cup of cocoa or a heavily-chocolated mocha coffee to help ease away the cold … Continue reading

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Signs of Winter 5: Two Ferns

(Click here to listen to an audio version of this blog!) Even on a cold, winter’s day there is still some green to be seen even though it might just barely poking up through the upper crust of the snow … Continue reading

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