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The Crossing

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.  –Thomas Paine All of the recent rain had made the anglers hopeful and raring to hit Fall Creek on a Saturday … Continue reading

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Views From Dryden Hill West

On a recent visit to Dryden Hill by car, I saw a couple of hen pheasants feeding at the road edge in the snow and figured that was a good sign to do another hike there while on holiday vacation. … Continue reading

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Snow Walking

It’s been a while since we’ve had good snow in these parts. Several inches had accumulated before Christmas Eve, and my son and I trekked then over the snowy hill to meet with family celebrants as we’ve done for many … Continue reading

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Speckled Trout: More Views From the Hill

“The streams were full of speckled trout until they built the saw mills.”– Dennis McGraw, Pioneer Life in Greenwood, 1888 The term “speckled trout,” in this report, does not refer to the saltwater species of that name, but refers to Salvelinus fontinalis,  … Continue reading

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Views From Dryden Hill

I walked from the hollow underneath a leaden morning sky. In a bare-bones season all I carried for the hike was a camera, binoculars and walking stick. Passing through my grove of pine and spruce, I knew it was almost time … Continue reading

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