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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.

Sigurd F. Olson, Sigurd F. Olson's Wilderness Days, Alfred A. Knopf, 1972 Photo by Paul Smith

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A Walk in the Forest

Looking out the kitchen window this morning, bright blue sky with the sun shining. Ideal for a walk in the woods. After parking in the nearby carpark, I followed a well-worn leafy path through the trees. As the trail went right, I stopped dead in my tracks as in front of me some ten or […]

Suburban Journal 1: The View From My Window

When we first moved into our subdivision six years ago, I could still see the woods from our front window. Not deep, dark woods, but an area of land not yet razed for more cookie-cutter houses. It was mostly brush, weeds, and mesquite trees, patches of land once pasture and now sitting in wait for […]

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