My Goings and Comings

“I am in love with this world… I have tilled its soil, I have gathered its harvest, I have waited upon its seasons, and always have I reaped what I have sown. I have climbed its mountains, roamed its forests, sailed its waters, crossed its deserts, felt the sting of its frosts, the oppression of … Continue reading My Goings and Comings

A Geometric Progression

“The months of the year, from January up to June, are a geometric progression in the abundance of distractions. In January one mayfollow a skunk track, or search for bands on the chickadees, or see what young pines the deer have browsed,or what muskrat houses the mink have dug, withonly an occasional and mild digression into … Continue reading A Geometric Progression

Listen

“Then on a still night, when the campfire is low and the Pleiades have climbed over rimrocks, sit quietly and listen for a wolf to howl, and think hard of everything you have seen and tried to understand. Then you may hear it – a vast pulsing harmony – its score inscribed on a thousand … Continue reading Listen