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Beyond Nutty Mast Year

Hello fellow readers, These are nutty times—far nuttier than usual. Have you noticed the plentiful tree nuts as compared to last year? In my neck of the woods, the shagbark hickory nuts are overabundant and golf ball size. So much, so that walking amongst them is risky for ankle stabi
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Phil’s Squirrel Dilemma

Hello fellow readers, Last year, a den of fox provided a reprieve from my chipmunk dilemma. They’re back! – Leaving piles of dirt around the garden pots. But their antics pale in comparison to Phil’s squirrel dilemma in Whitehall, PA, worthy of a standup comedy routi
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