Category Archives: nature

A Postcard from the Snowy Forest

The snow has been late in coming this year. Even the most promising snowstorms have veered off course to dump their treasure elsewhere. Our winters have been like this for the past several years – more rain and ice, less … Continue reading

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I Am Breathing Tree, Tree is Breathing Me

This story begins in the winter woods on a pair of cross-country skis. I am at my favorite skiing park with my friend, Margie Weaver. As we ski along the trails, my eyes soak up the intriguing pattern of bare … Continue reading

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Jules of Nature

You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters. – St. Bernard We are walking in the woods near Julie Brown’s home in northwestern Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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Raccoons – A Summer Meditation

Running through a light drizzle and wafts of green-smell today, I thought about raccoons. I ran by the place on the bluff-top trail where I once turned my head to see an entire family of them arrayed along the length … Continue reading

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