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What is a Ruffed Grouse?

(Here’s the bird behind “My Late Mother as a Ruffed Grouse.”) Woodland hikers in my part of the world (the Northeastern United States) know ruffed grouse as the birds that nearly give us heart attacks when they shoot out of … Continue reading

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Windfucker: Say It Loud, Say It Proud

Poetry wasn’t part of my married years. Not until later did I begin reading it regularly. But I do remember one idle evening in our East 47th Street apartment, lounging around on our stylish gray couch with black and white … Continue reading

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