Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pass (on) the buzzard, please

They all swore they wouldn’t do it. Every one of my friends and co-workers said nope, no way, not a chance. The big-box stores could stay open as long as they wanted to today, Thanksgiving Day, but no one I … Continue reading

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What a load of garbage

Finally, today was garbage day. I made sure my camera was charged and ready to go. When the trucks arrived, I was front and center outside to shoot the moment. This wasn’t just any garbage day. It was THE garbage … Continue reading

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Squirrel wars

“Three feeders, no waiting,” I told George, as I peeked out my kitchen window. I said it with affectionate chagrin. Hanging from one bird feeder, and parked contentedly in the center of two others, were three fat gray squirrels. And … Continue reading

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A Day with the Dead

I’m probably the only person around who knows exactly when the the weather is going to “turn cold” in the fall: November 2. That day, the Feast of All Souls, is the day I do my “cemetery walk.” I march … Continue reading

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