Tag: "nature"

Standing inside what could be.

June 9th, 2017
To some, the place might seem like any old, big woods. To me, it was something far greater. more »

Can you see the forest through the deer?

March 22nd, 2013
If you've encountered an overabundance of deer in your neighborhood, this is a post you'll want to read. LIke all the years before, I once again learned a lot at the annual Congress Along the… more »

Control in Nature

January 11th, 2013
Calendars. They always get a lot of attention this time of year, and 2012 was exceptionally ripe for observation, thanks to the end of the Mayan's version. And speaking of endings, this is the last post in my series that looks at the human need to be in control, how it gets the best of us, how it can feed selfishness and greed. Crazy as it may seem, I'd like to use the calendar to show how we've come to believe that Nature should abide to our control. more »

This Week's Small Step: Remember the Origins of Earth Day

April 20th, 2012
In my quest to support individuals who share my compassion for nature conservation, I constantly find examples from the past, examples of people who cared just as we do. Every decade had its outstanding characters who spoke up for nature, the results of… more »

Lessons from Robert Frost

April 20th, 2011
I must admit, I'm not a fan of poetry. I'm really not sure why. I love music, and rhythm and cadence and dreaming and writing, but I fall asleep at poetry readings and half the time, I miss the meaning in the words. There are exceptions though, the… more »