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Native Pine Tomorrow

“For five Decembers I’ve been lured/ to the grove of evergreens/ sown too thickly in a careless/ planting by inhabitants before me…” White pine (Pinus strobus) is a native pine tree in this region, and these stately evergreens once commanded a position … Continue reading

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The Apolitical Tree-Planter

Judging by the underwhelming response I got from my last post, I take it people don’t want to hear about the quagmire where enthusiastic nature folks inevitably butt heads with corporate and political powers. Well, I can’t blame them. It isn’t a lot of fun. Silence is a critic and … Continue reading

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Trout Flies Don’t Buzz

Someone typed in the search term “i heard a fly buzz when i died” and managed to arrive at Rivertop Rambles. Somehow. I’m still relatively new at blogging and I don’t know too much about the “dashboard” goings-on behind a … Continue reading

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No Tale Untold

 Winter Solstice. At the darkest hour of the year, the light of day hesitates in its free-fall and positions itself for a slow return. Alyssa and Aaron cut a Christmas tree out back. A spruce tree instead of a native … Continue reading

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