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jan.-mar., 2006

Mar. 26, 2006
And now it's ten years later, and all those dogs are long dead, succeeded but not replaced by other dogs …

Feb. 26, 2006
We didn't get to Flatside Pinnacle early enough for a walk before sunrise …

Feb. 19, 2006
But today the heaviest snow of the season was on the ground, it was an early Sunday morning on a cold day in February, and the park was deserted …

Feb. 12, 2006
Winter is dull, drab, lifeless, gray. No color anywhere. Nothing to see …

Feb. 11, 2006
There was a narrow line of clouds along the horizon just where the sun was coming up, but that was enough to make a sunrise that was better than I had seen in a while …

Feb. 5, 2006
At my age, you don't celebrate your birthday because you're another year older. You celebrate because you made it through another year alive …

Jan. 29, 2006
There were ploops of fog here and there along the running river this morning, although running water and fog have both been pretty scarce here this winter …

Jan. 16, 2006
After years of walking in, around, through, and among the beeches of Leatherwood, the realization finally dawned on me …

Jan. 14, 2006
Ice again. Same place, one week later …

Jan. 7, 2006
The 20-degree nights have been a little scarce this winter …