Liz

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Name: Liz Crain
Date registered: August 8, 2013

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  1. Toad Watching, Hazards, and Other Nighttime Explorations — March 11, 2013
  2. On Thunder Beings and The Trees that connect Earth and Sky — March 11, 2013
  3. Oklahoma Swimming Holes — March 11, 2013

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Mar 11

Toad Watching, Hazards, and Other Nighttime Explorations

When lots of storm water would come in late spring, I remember seeing toads come up out of the mud from under the porch at my Grandma’s house. We would sit in the chairs out by the steps and count the little hopping forms casting blips of shadow on warm pavement. Grandma said that’s why …

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Mar 11

On Thunder Beings and The Trees that connect Earth and Sky

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I would climb up in the great big sycamore next to the blighted willow who’s stump was all my father left standing in the yard after he cut her down. The tire swing hung from her arm when I was very little, too small to climb, I would let her wispy drapes tickle my nose, …

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Mar 11

Oklahoma Swimming Holes

In mid-western Oklahoma I remember playing in swimming holes at the start of summer. These rain collection holding ponds gathered run off from the dry land and held it through the hot months so water would be available to livestock in the area. They also hosted an abundance of wildlife from deer, armadillo, and turkey, …

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