Breaking Up of the Ice

“But days even earlier than these in April have a charm, — even days that seem raw and rainy…. There is a fascination in walking through these bare early woods, — there is such a pause of preparation, winter’s work is so cleanly and thoroughly done. Everything is taken down and put away…. All else … Continue reading Breaking Up of the Ice

A True Whiteout

“There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest clothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray, every blade of grass, every spire of reed, every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance.” -William Sharp Continue reading A True Whiteout

Listening to Silence

“We listen too much to the telephone and we listen too little to nature. The wind is one of my sounds. A lonely sound, perhaps, but soothing. Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for—sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive, or quiet and calm… As a matter of fact, one of the … Continue reading Listening to Silence