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I’ve been thinking a lot about cycles and seasons this week. The summer season is quickly turning into fall, for example. The hummingbird feeder has had no visitors for over a week, and electric and phone lines are full of birds waiting for the cue to head to a southern climate. Tomato harvest is nearly over, completing the cycle from seed to plant to fruit back to seeds drying for another year. Late evenings, I can hear coyotes howling –the clear notes of the older animals and the yips and yaps from this year’s pups as they try to imitate their elders and learn hunting tricks that will keep them through the winter.
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