Book Notes: A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” — John Muir Donald Worster begins at the beginning. For John Muir the beginning was the High Street of Dunbar in the Scottish lowlands, born 21 April 1838. “He came forth into a world of dressed […]

The Good Blackberry and the Bad Blackberry

For three summers now I’ve relished building a profitable relationship with a wild blackberry that insists on growing up through a nandina planted on a sunny side of the house. Fearful of what it might do should it get out of hand, I have religiously cut it back at the end of each season, and […]

The Bees Have Their Way

“To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery.” ~Emily Dickinson After days on end, no weeks on end of rain and further rain at last there is a break in the wet weather. Blue skies, bright sun and a delayed spring have at last returned […]

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