Category Archives: Climate Change

River’s Up!

Finally, we got some rain and snow here, some sleet and freezing rain and rain, rain, and rain – starting around the first part of February.  Usually our rains begin in late October, so we have had plenty of catching … Continue reading

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Scared or Sacred

Scared.  Or Sacred.  Only one letter switched around makes the difference. I get scared often.  I am scared of strangers, scared of crowds, scared of guns, scared of the plight of our planet, scared of pythons, scared of people who … Continue reading

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Christmastime, and I’m lazy.  I watch the river from my window with binoculars, checking to see if she’s flowing north or south, and how fierce she is in the moment.  It’s warm and dry in the house, and mostly it’s … Continue reading

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Lady River’s muscle

A friend of mine reminded me of a song by Linda Allen called Lady River.  More of us river lovers, coming out of the woodwork.  She sings: “When your back is breaking and your heart is sore, Take it down to … Continue reading

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