A RETIRED NEWSWOMAN, I live in a wooded creek-valley in a semi-rural township in Ohio, in a county that borders the south shore of the Great Lake Erie.
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The natural world around me in my wooded creek-valley seems quite "bald" right now, due to serious delay in the springtime "leaf-out" process. I would say, however, that when the green arrives, we will NOT take it for granted!