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Canoe on Misty Morning Lake

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.

"Listening Point is dedicated to . . . capturing this sense of wonder, and learning from rocks and trees and all the life that surrounds them truths that can encompass all." -- Sigurd Olson

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Heart of Stars

My favorite nature experience happened when I was a young teen, visiting my Aunt and Uncle in the Adirondack Mountains. It was one of our first times visiting their place, since they had just relocated there from Buffalo. It was not exactly my first experience with nature. I had been fortunate enough as a child […]

What Weeds Taught Me

“… the kind of control you’re attempting simply is … it’s not possible. If there is one thing the history of evolution has taught us it’s that life will not be contained. Life breaks free, it expands to new territories and crashes through barriers, painfully, maybe even dangerously, but, uh … well, there it is […]

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