I received a surprise in the mail last week. Out of the blue, a friend sent me this book: Braiding Sweetgrass. My friend said in her gift note, “Beautiful blend of personal narrative, ecosystems, and botany. Her voice reminds me of your blog posts.” After reading a few chapters, I have to say that latter … Continue reading Morning reading
I did it. I set out to fill a 100 sheet/200 page composition book in April, and today, three days before the month’s end I filled the final page. A friend asked me recently if I’d ever considered writing a book. “I have not,” I told him. “What would I write about?!” “That is the worst … Continue reading What’s the thesis of a life?
“We Americans,” he said, “like change. It is at once our weakness and our strength.” – W. Somerset Maugham I am reading too many books right now. I generally only read one book at a time. Well, amend that. I am more comfortable only reading one book at a time. When I was younger and … Continue reading But I’m a monogamist!