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Yesterday we had spring-like weather and there was a lot of melting.




I didn't let the dog get too close to the edge because I was afraid he would fall in the river and get stuck under the ice. And I didn't want to have to jump in after him.





I managed to find a birch tree so I could pretend I was in Russia. I searched for quite a while before I finally found one.





The earth is the LORD's, and everything in it,
the world, and all who live in it;
for he founded it upon the seas
and established it upon the waters.
Who may ascend the hill of the LORD ?
Who may stand in his holy place?
He who has clean hands and a pure heart,
who does not lift up his soul to an idol
or swear by what is false.
He will receive blessing from the LORD
and vindication from God his Savior.
Such is the generation of those who seek him,
who seek your face, O God of Jacob. -Psalm 24: 1-6

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