012 – Shepherd

shepherd microphone

Image by Bill Selak. Used with permission.

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He cleared the field bit by bit, now in his 60s, and hired someone to dig out the retaining pond where I caught my first water moccasin. He was a voice so different than my father that I didn’t realize I could learn from this unexpected shepherd.

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