Monday, April 8, 2013
I was reminded of a quote by Aldo Leopold, "The wild things that live on my farm are reluctant to tell me, in so many words, how much of my township is included within their daily or nightly beat... Who is the more thoroughly acquainted with the world in which he lives?"
Ellie and I are trying to acquaint ourselves with our acreage, but we find something curiously new with each foray into the woods. I am trying to pay close attention to what surrounds me, while Ellie always has her nose to the ground.
Just last week I was at the beach. It was beautiful, breezy and warm. I think it's been four years since I'd walked barefoot in the ...
It is important to recognize poison ivy. Is the plant pictured to the right poison ivy? No, it is Virginia Creeper. Notice the leaves....
I am enriched by this year’s SOL writings. I missed writing a few days because I was host to cousins for a week. Reading the posts gave me...