Tag Archives: Monsanto

Scratching out an existence

Climbing into a Boeing 737 Southwest Airlines jet in Chicago, I settled into the window seat next to my wife. Our flights to Florida and back were quite affordable, and we had family business to attend. There was a layover … Continue reading

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Earthbound

Last night during a 30-minute run I took a turn in our new neighborhood and came to the end of a cul-de-sac. I knew what lay just beyond. A cornfield. Yet there’s something in me that is earthbound, and I … Continue reading

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A new meaning to fields of grass

The squirrels who visit my front yard bird feeder played a bit of a practical joke on me. A tall corn stalk has popped up in the front garden. It stands nearly five feet tall now. Whether it will produce … Continue reading

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Nighthawks

Nighthawks by Christopher Cudworth There really is a bird called a nighthawk. They are in the same family of birds as whip-poor-wills, marked with exceptionally cryptic coloration so that when they sit still on a branch or on the ground, … Continue reading

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