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The old cliché says “Earth Day everyday,” but in a sense it might be true. I’m old enough to remember the original Earth Day celebrations on campus, and the week in April 1992 when I gave four public poetry readings centered … Continue reading

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A Modest Shutdown

With only a few days left in the New York trout season (aside from waters with special regulations), I visited a rivertop brook to tell the fish adieu. The season was shutting down; I would not be wading its pools … Continue reading

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A Creek With Almost Everything

After a cold front brought some rain to northern Pennsylvania, I visited lower Cross Fork Creek for the first time in several years. I parked at the dead-end road where a snowmobile bridge crosses the stream just upstream of its confluence … Continue reading

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