“Slowly at last the heavy clouds, charged with the welcome water, roll up from seaward; the air grows sultry and still; the creatures of the grove and jungle keep their coverts, as if expectant, like the surface of the soil; there is a hush over all things, as though nature herself were faint; till presently … Continue reading Lightning

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