Category Archives: winter


Fall is here at last after a lingering summer. The trees glow in their autumn coats of gold, orange and red and the air is cool and damp with hints of the colder weather waiting in the wings. I love … Continue reading

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Early Man Has it All Over Me

By all (archaeological) accounts Early Man, once he had discovered it, was very good at starting and maintaining a fire.  Fire was essential to humankind’s survival – it provided warmth and cooked food, and was eventually harnessed as a partner … Continue reading

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