Month: November 2015

Be Careful of the Rut You Choose

In the days after Thanksgiving, lamenting summer’s end, I walked the desolate landscape at Brant Lake with my neighbor Alex. November is always a melancholy month, the sky gray, the winds ready to bring the first snowfall. As we crossed over the fields, we arrived at a dirt road with deep ruts in still soft…

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In recent years wildlife has returned to Brant Lake. Bald eagles, an occasional moose, loons and wild turkeys. Because of laws to deter acid rain and a concerted effort to rid the lakes of invasive species, the former denizens of the North Country once again populate the area. Thus, I was not surprised to come…

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