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I was thinking …

Izaak Walton Report

March 23, 2012
Blaine Kloppenborg , The Daily Freeman Journal

I was thinking (I know, I know that's dangerous) about Mother Nature and this crazy, unique, mixed up spring we're having. First, the ducks migrate back north a month ahead of schedule. That, I thought was an oddity. Then, the geese started building nests three or four weeks ahead of schedule. I was thinking something's wrong here. Spring's got to be farther off than this. We haven't had any winter yet. Then I saw my first robin. That's a sure sign. And then came the final blow no spring blizzard during the girls' state basketball tournament, and no deep snow during the boys' state tournament. And just when I was thinking Mother Nature didn't have all of her ducks lined up in a row, she dropped the other shoe I saw my first bluebird Sunday.



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