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All About Moose

I clipped the leashes on the dogs and sleepily took them out for do their business at 7 a.m.  Shawnee instantly fixated on the forest below, intently staring.  Soon, I realized that yes indeed, the moose had returned and were bedded below our house near our septic field. Since moose…

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What is the traction law?

As I slowly proceeded west on Interstate 70, signs flashed overhead.  Amidst the flying snowflakes, flashing yellow words warned motorists, “Passenger Traction Law in Effect”.  I racked my brain to figure out what this meant.  Since I was driving my Subaru Forester with snow tires, I figured I was ok. …

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Groundhog Day or Marmot Day?

As is the case most years, a crowd of people gathered in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania yesterday to watch a rodent come out of his den.  As lore has it, if he sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter, and if not, we will have an early spring….

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Buying the right mountain car

Glancing at the odometer, I saw it click over to 207,000 miles.  The car still seemed to be running ok, with just a slight oil leak requiring a quart of oil in between oil changes.  Still, I’d seen some specials online for some pretty good deals, and I didn’t want…

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