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Louise's Latest Blogs

Apr.12.2014 - 8:43 am
ole
  Ole, our shelter dog, has lived with us now for two full winters.  He's proven himself to be a wonderful companion: loving, gentle, well-mannered, and patient. His...
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Feb.16.2014 - 10:03 am
Under the hunger moon, the new snow brought by this afternoon's squall softens the harsh edges of the old, crusted snow, feathers up crevices in the bark of ash trunks and down...
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Jan.22.2014 - 8:47 am
  A hundred years ago, Franz Boas reported that Eskimos have "dozens, if not hundreds" of words for snow.  That assertion now often is referred to as "the Eskimo hoax...
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Jan.02.2014 - 9:28 am
  A friend from Seattle quoted her husband: "Jim says that once the temperature gets below zero, it doesn't matter how much colder it gets, it all just feels the same." "Hmm...
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Comments from Louise

Feb.18.2014 - 6:55 am
In response to: If you like fly fishing...
If you get back there, make sure to stop at Elk River Books.  Most of the copies of Jim Harrison's books there...
Feb.17.2014 - 9:18 am
In response to: under the hunger moon
Ive enjoyed your serial posts so much! Thanks for reading mine and taking the time to comment -- Louise
Feb.16.2014 - 1:30 pm
In response to: If you like fly fishing...
It was very strange reading a tourist's view of my hometown and stomping grounds!
Dec.30.2013 - 2:31 pm
In response to: otter and trooper
I enjoyed your blog about Lysistrata: once you have shared your life with a dog, you never forget that...
May.27.2013 - 6:45 am
In response to: sunrise
Thanks, Rosy -- I've been enjoying your blog posts, also.  It's so fascinating to me the differences and...

Published Reviews

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Oct.15.2009
Published by Book List
“Don't piss anyone off.” That is the direction given to graduate student Jenny Dunfree by her boss as he sends her off to live in a jungle near the Colombian border and continue...