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Suguaro Cactus in setting sun

Nature writing is born out of love, respect, and awe. It finds its subject during days of close observation of the natural world. It finds its voice in the relationship with nature developed during those days.

--Edwin Way Teale, Wandering Through Winter, 1965

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My Pet Rock

About ten years ago, I was operating the chisel plow on our farm in western Illinois when the whole machine suddenly lurched and there was a loud bang from somewhere behind the tractor. I stopped and raised the implement out of the ground to see if there was any damage. What I discovered was a […]

Of Geese And Men

It was a late October day in the early 1970’s, and I was crouched on a shale bench along the upper Rockaway River. I had been fishing less than a quarter mile below the big reservoir, and the river here was really a creek, flowing slowly in this dry autumn. Fallen leaves floating in the […]

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