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The End Of A Bluebird (And The Start of Everything Else)

I found a dead bluebird in a nest box by the barn. She lay intact, her head and neck crooked in the corner of the box where she died. Cool blue. A bit of sky enclosed in a pine box. … Continue reading

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A Preference for Bluebirds

FROM THE ARCHIVE: A dead cardinal turned up on the doorstep of the newspaper office Monday morning. How it met its end was unclear, but there he was lying intact, vibrant and portentous — an inauspicious omen at the threshold … Continue reading

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