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Field Trip to Devil’s Lake

Field Trip to Devil’s Lake
October 9, 2013 Mary Jo

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It was weather that couldn’t be argued with.  By 10 am, we were out the door and on the way to whatever adventure we could scare up.

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There were a couple of necessarily-firm discussions about boundaries and veering from the well-marked path and how doing so without caution could lead to death.  So slow down, Witchard. I may have shaved off a year of my own life before the advice was taken to heart by my over-zealous climber.

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Discoveries were made, notes taken.  It was, after all, school time.

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Isadora found herself a throne and graciously welcomed us in.

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This was the best shot I could muster to capture the smell.  Oh, the sweet, musty scent of Fall.  Mmmmn.

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And then, because the lake was not yet frozen, swimming was not ruled out.

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But this Momma was content to slowly roll a hank of yarn into a ball, mindfully infusing as much of the day as possible into the wool so that its essence can be meted out as necessary in days to come.

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