Posts by DunrovinSuzAnne

Driving Miss Dixie

My love affair with Miss Dixie, my Chevy Silverado 2500HD Duramax diesel pickup with an Allison towing transmission, took me completely by surprise. I am not a motor head. For most of my life, I really didn’t care much about vehicles. It mattered not to me how they run; I could have cared less about…

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First Chick’s First Bite

It was pure magic on Memorial Day 2016 as Harriet and Hal’s first chick of their union as an osprey pair hatched. No matter how many times you see it, no matter how much of the process you understand from a scientific perspective, there just simply is a bit of magic involved in a fully…

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Korean War Horse Hero SGT Reckless

The horrors of war are not born by man alone. As we pause this Memorial Day 2016 to honor our service men and women who has given so very much in our country’s name, let’s also take a moment to contemplate the very real contributions made by the thousands of animals pressed into supporting our war…

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Midnight Camera Caress

A sleeping animal naturally invokes feelings of tenderness. We rarely see unknown or wild animals sleeping. Our house pets and pasture friends know us to be allies that would do them no harm, thus allowing us to this intimacy. But our mere presence stirs wild animals to alertness and prevents them from the total relaxation required to…

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Book Club: Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams

If you visit the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge’s official web site, you will see an historical outline of major events at the refuge. One entry stands out from all the others, that of 1983: 1983: With years of record precipitation, Great Salt Lake began to rise. The rising water eventually overtook refuge dikes, contaminating the fresh water…

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