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The Ragged Edge

The weather and our wishes for a small retreat from winter seemed to coincide or to conspire neatly for several days. We headed south toward Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, not far from Gettysburg, and settled at the Inn at Ragged Edge where old-timers … Continue reading

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A Century Gone

The passenger pigeon was once the most abundant wild bird in North America and, perhaps, in all the world. It’s been said that more than a quarter of all the birds in North America in the 1800s were Ectopistes migratorius, … Continue reading

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Waterdog (3)

[The final installment of a mini-series that began on 1/24/15… In which motivations for this labor-intensive project are investigated and linked to a famous American novel…] On Saturday morning I greeted new arrivals to our staging area and proceeded to … Continue reading

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