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Just Toss It

2018-04-27

I’ve been watching a squirrel on my deck. He was eating a nut and tossing off the pieces he didn’t want.  He wasn’t concerned with keeping the floor clean. He didn’t go look for a t... Read More
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The Relationship

2018-03-31

What if Humanity and Nature are like husband and wife?  But the relationship is troubled. Humanity is self-absorbed.  It's all about us. News, history, movies, music, social media - our e... Read More
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What Lies Beneath

2017-11-27

Ever wonder how a tree feels surrounded by concrete?   What's going on down there?   Does it feel compressed and flattened?   There used to be a marvelous display at the Field Museum in C... Read More
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Invisible to Me

2017-10-11

Invisible to Me
This is the kind of picture I drew in kindergarten. I still remember the box of crayons, the cheap off-color paper, and my sense of frustration. I hated the crayons because I couldn’t fill a shap... Read More
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Eyes and Ears of the Land

2017-10-11

Last weekend I went on a wild foods adventure and got to meet one of my foraging heros,  Samual Thayer.   I had read his books and watched his videos and when I learned he would be an instructor... Read More
Category: foraging