The View from Here

The sun is up, but it’s not too hot, yet. There are people getting in their daily exercise; others seem content to simply take in the view while enjoying their morning cup of java. I pass two scruffy looking guys in their mid-twenties standing next to a beater Ford Ranger with a camper shell.   The …

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Hello old friend, it’s been a while…

Four years to be exact, almost to the day. It doesn’t feel that long, but it was. How did this happen? Was I jealous at how popular you’ve become? Was I was tired of having to share you with others? Was I seduced by ‘new’ and ‘different’? It’s not like you’ve been lonely, you had …

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Art and the Wild

"Yet most of us, when we think about it, realize that after our own direct experience of nature, what has contributed most to our love of wild places, animals, plants – and even, perhaps, to our love of wild nature, our sense of our citizenship – is the art, literature, myth, and lore of nature.  …

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