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Capture on Toronto Island

A peregrine falcon swooped down from a low-lying spruce at the ferry docks on Toronto Island. She caught a sparrow in her grip and returned with it to the abandoned branch. I watched from my own perch on a weathered … Continue reading

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The King of White Otter Lake

One has to make oneself up, moment by moment. I just read this line attributed to Renaissance writer Michel de Montaigne, the great patron saint of personal essayists. It rings true, as well, in this newly crafted world of blogging. … Continue reading

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