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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors columnist 

Could use some heat


February 13, 2019

I thought I had evolved.

After nearly half a century living in a northern clime, I finally reached the point where I looked forward to winter.

At least that’s what I told people.

Summer’s heat was just too intolerable. I longed for cooler air, a chilly breeze, a bit of frost. The heat just wore me out. It was my excuse for most anything I didn’t want to do.

The air-conditioner became my new best friend, much to the chagrin of the wood stove.

During the first month of bird season I only hunted early when the sun was low and the rattlesnakes were lower. By mid-morning it was already too...

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