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Watching the Hawk Watch

One of the things I like about my neighborhood is that wildlife presents itself for the alert passer-by.  I was in my living room when I noticed some people walking up the steps toward the shops.  The man looked up and then … Continue reading

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Putting the Gardens to Bed for Winter

Yesterday was “put the gardens to bed for winter” day. I know, I’ve been talking about this for a while, but with my own garden and the two Plot Against Hunger Gardens to tuck in, I needed either several weekends … Continue reading

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Urban Wildlife: The Garden Welcomes a Hawk

Sometimes urban wildlife is a little eerie, like a gangly coyote with a rat in its mouth, or utterly annoying, like deer that climb onto a deck to eat the hanging plants.  It can also be fascinating, educational and charming, … Continue reading

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Rabbits and More Rabbits

Until 2009, I had lived in Arlington for more than 20 years and never seen a rabbit.  Then two appeared in the forsythia thicket outside my living room window during the spring.  Friends who lived in other parts of the … Continue reading

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