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

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