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Big Fire

It seems we men just can’t be content with just a small campfire.  Not enough heat, not enough light, not enough danger, whatever the reason, we like a big fire.  Recently at the 40 acre woods, I found myself a … Continue reading

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Persimmons

Nothing will make your mouth pucker more than an unripe persimmon.  All of your saliva just seems to solidify to a solid mass that can’t be spit out.  Even after the fruit looks golden yellow and ready to eat, you … Continue reading

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Mouse Visitor

We had a great trip to the 40 acre woods last weekend.  We arrived around midnight and found we had a “guest” that had been hanging out in the cabin while we were away. Normally we are happy to have … Continue reading

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Wild Plums

Few trees are as beautiful as the wild plums blooming in early spring.  This picture was taken at the end of February in the 40 acre woods.  The white blooms cover the whole tree before the new leaves bud out. … Continue reading

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Cold Hardy Citrus

Cold hardy citrus, it seems like a myth here in central Florida.  Every time the temperature gets below 35 degrees scores of reporters pack their gear and head into the orange groves to see what the farmers are going to do … Continue reading

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