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Animals Our Life

How to Take Care of a Chickadee-Eating Snake

Something was up at the Bluebird house, and Bob aimed to find out what.

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Cookie's Bliss Walkaholic

How a Few Trees Kept Me From Spinning Out of Control

When disaster strikes, we reach for the familiar — something sturdy like the trunk of a tree — and hold on.

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Community Cookie's Bliss Happiness Recurring Epiphanies Walkaholic

My Friend Carl

I wrote this post in 2016 and Sheri McGregor put it in an anthology, a kind of “Chicken Soup for the Soul” for nature freaks. The essay would belong to Sowing Creek Press for a year following publication after which I could do anything I wanted with it, such as post it here on Plastic […]

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Our Life

Anatomy of a Heart Attack and My Possible Return to Public Life

Four weeks ago, Bob suffered an impressive heart attack and we both fell off the map.

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Cookie's Bliss Environment

What the Rain Barrel Taught Me About Gratitude

They say you never miss the water ’till the well runs dry.