We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.


Imbolc                                                                   Bloodroot Moon Snow came in the night.  Maybe 2 inches.  Freshened up the landscape, pushed back the melting time.  Last year […]

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Untamed and Primal

Fall                                                Waxing Autumn Moon Warning:  weak stomachs should not read further. Kate yelled, but I didn’t hear.  Rigel, let inside after breakfast and a morning’s romp in the woods, came in, lay down on our small oriental rug, and, as dogs sometimes do, threw up.  Gross, I know, but after a while with dogs, many […]

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Sortia and Me

Winter                                                             Waning Moon of the Winter Solstice Dogs we have loved still live in my memories.  Today while the shoveling the walk I thought of Sortia, our Russian witch, a big Irish Wolfhound bitch, black with white socks, incredibly strong and a hunter of legend.  Before our breeders gave Sortia to us, her first placement […]

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