Monthly Archives: March 2017

If it sounds like a Duck— It might be a Frog

I was walking along the Clear Fork a couple of days ago and coming from a pond that has formed back in the forest, I heard what I was sure were Wood Ducks quacking.  I was only about fifty feet from … Continue reading

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The Geese Are Gone!!! (Who Knows Where The Wild Goose Goes

Remember when a week or so ago the Canada Geese were in the water near the trees? That same area looks like this today. The white line is where the water was then as compared to where it is now. (About … Continue reading

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Canada Geese on the Clear Fork

I’ve reduced my load of bricks by “one” so now you could say “I’m operating with one brick short of a load.” Meanwhile, I managed to get up close and personal with these two while the snow was still on … Continue reading

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New Backpack and New Revelations

I bought a new backpack from REI, and received it in the mail yesterday afternoon. Being the impetuous lad that I am, I immediately loaded it down with 20 pounds of bricks and this morning put it on and took a … Continue reading

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Late Winter Snow 3/10/2017

Good Morning Folks, Last night we got one of those late-winter snows that coated everything with a white blanket. When I took my morning walk into the Mohican Forest, this is what greeted me:   It’s a Great Day to … Continue reading

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Getting Prepared for the AT

Hi Folks, The plan was to wait until April to buy my hiking shoes for the AT, however, my current Dockers collapsed much earlier than I expected. Just thought that you might be interested in this pair of Dockers Hiking … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Started!!! (First Post)

Hi Folks, It’s still winter for all practical purposes here in Loudonville, Ohio, however, the “Red-wing Blackbird Scouts” (1st year males) have returned to the reed beds where they were hatched last year, Killdeers are back from the south and … Continue reading

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