This is the principal character. He is a Professor of Zoology at the University of Vermont.
This character is a raven that the author captures at the beginning of the book.
This character is the author's nine-year-old son.
They are the family that originally settled in the area around the author's cabin.
Ron and Syndi
These characters are the author's neighbors who live at the bottom of the hill.
The author's father
The author talks about this person in memories.
This is the author's college-age daughter who attends the University of Vermont. She visits him at the cabin occasionally.
The Winter Ecology Class
A group of about a dozen students comes up to the cabin in late December for this.
The author marks the changing of the seasons with the color of this.
The author observes these over...
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