You’re walking along one day, you look down and something strange catches your eye. You find a piece of wood … Continue reading Singing the Blues
Bernd Heinrich, a biologist and one of my favorite authors, once wrote “Movement is the essence of life.” I was … Continue reading Golden Feathers: A Detective Story
Ask me what the proudest moment of my life has been, and it’s very possible that I’ll think back on … Continue reading The Perfect Stump
Walking through a bog is something I’ve done many times. During my undergraduate career I held more mud and squeezed … Continue reading Story of a Wild Cranberry
There are many ways to exist on this planet. Humans, for one, like to live in social groups. While we … Continue reading I’m Lichen It!
“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.” The wonderfully wicked Edward Abbey wrote … Continue reading On The Right Trail
It’s not just birds, buds, and flowers appearing at this time of year. With the opening of the petals comes … Continue reading Buzzt a Move