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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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The James

It starts in the Appalachians, born as a humble stream in the mountains of Virginia before it greets civilization. When it makes its journey downward, it splits Alleghany County, with a population of 16,161, from its big brother Botetourt County, which houses 33,002. Few tourists stop to see the small-town charm at the split of […]

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 […]

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