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Spring snowstorms bring death to migrating birds
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The power of wonder

Spring snowstorms bring death to migrating birds

[Cross-posted at my other blog, Gathering Runes.]

While big April snowstorms are not common in Wisconsin, they do happen now and then. But the two feet dumped on Green Bay this past weekend not only set a state record for April, it also ranks second on the list of all-time recorded snowfalls, second only to a 29-inch snowfall in March 1888.

And the birds migrating north flew right into it. Read More

When you lose the power of wonder, you grow old

“When you lose the power of wonder, you grow old, no matter how old you are. If you have the power of wonder, you are forever young. The whole world is pristine and new and exciting.”

— Sigurd F. Olson

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