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The mockingbird Christmas tree topper

By Lynn R. Mitchell
Originally posted December 19, 2012

As we all decorate our homes in these final days before Christmas, I was amused today to observe the wildlife decorating, too, when I saw our own real tree topper for our outdoor permanent Christmas tree, a huge fir named Albert.

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Video: Unpolluted crystal clear frozen Slovakian mountain lake

By Lynn R. Mitchell

On December 8, 2014, two hikers who had to deviate from their trail in the snowy High Tatras Mountains in Slovakia found a frozen mountain lake with crystal-clear ice so that they were able to see the rocks and pebbles beneath them, their feet seemingly floating in mid-air above the rocky bottom. The video is thirty-eight seconds of pure amazement and icy beauty….

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