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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.

Sallie Tisdale, Stepping Westward, 1991

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What I Have Learned from Nature

Some of my fondest childhood memories are with my parents hiking around the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. One memory is particularly vivid. I was six and on the trail to Abrams Falls after a summer rain moved through the forest. The sun was just again peaking through the canopy. As my folks and I […]

The Fishing Lake

Arriving at the fishing lake just as dawn was about to break. The place was eerily quiet, drawing all your senses to attention. Having been here many times over the years, particularly at this hour, this place always gives me the feeling of uncertainty, fear and mistrust. The morning was dry with a slight chill […]

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