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Changing of the Colors

Posted: Friday, September 1st, 2006 @ 8:11 pm in Trees | Comments Off on Changing of the Colors

It’s hard to pick a favorite season. Spring with its blossoming wildflowers? Noisy summer with the song of crickets on a balmy night? Or winter, with its fellowship around the warmth of a fire? But autumn is a kaleidoscope, a last brilliant flash of color before the fallen leaves succumb to the smoky fingers of […]

Freeze-Dried Trees

Posted: Wednesday, February 1st, 2006 @ 2:38 pm in Trees | Comments Off on Freeze-Dried Trees

In a normal year, most areas record their lowest temperatures for the winter right about now. ‘Tis the season for below zero windchill factors – weather cold enough to make the mercury in your thermometer curl up and hibernate until spring. But somehow, in spite of the ice, the sleet, and the snow, most living […]

 
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