By Will Maines
IT SEEMS LIKE forever, but really it was just a few months ago that I said goodbye to a bunch of good friends. Now, one by one, several of them have begun dropping by to renew acquaintances for another year.
The friends who excite me most swung by, or to be precise swung over at the most unexpected time, just one day after the monster snowstorm we had last week.
What four beautiful Canada geese were doing flying over my house last week is beyond me, but I strongly suspect they were looking for a patch of open water, any open water, in the neighborhood.
I knew they had met up with