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Swimming Upstream

CohoSalmon

At Muir Woods National Monument I recently watched the endangered Coho salmon prepare to spawn, which is shown in the video below as a male and female make a redd for their offspring. (A redd is a gravel depression salmon … Continue reading

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Lose Your Mind and Come to Your Senses

TokyoTrain72

When you see the word “freedom”, what comes to mind? Weekends? The Fourth of July? Never hearing a Michael Bolton song again? Freedom always has at least two aspects. We get free from something: old habits, an overbearing boss, pain, … Continue reading

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A Bird in the Hand

FrancistheDove72

Monday night I went outside to water a few plants.  In the front yard under our redwood tree I noticed a small, gray, fuzzy blob. A baby Mourning Dove had fallen from its nest some twenty feet above. We had … Continue reading

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