Lucy – No, it’s in late February, actually. The only sense in which any of this really happened is that I dreamed the first half of it (up through the anxiety about the shrew’s decline).
miguel – Yet another reason to write pieces like this: it forces readers to slow down!
If I could just see a wolverine in the wild, that would be a gift to treasure a lifetime. (I gave my mother coyotes for her 60th birthday. See here.)
Rurality – So maybe for April Fools Day I’ll have to write something that’s true, but which nobody believes.