This demure little flower leads to thoughts about our relationships with our children, the natural world, and what it means to care for someone.
This is my favorite selection from the book.
This week’s essay explores concepts of patience, the odyssey of evolution, and our kinship with other species while I take a morning walk with a taunting songbird. “The odyssey of evolution is frenzied at times, but is afforded the luxury of eternity to conduct trial and error.”
In which we learn about the red-eyed vireo and the power of optimism. It’s a short little essay, but I think an important one. Please consider sharing this essay, and series, with others. Many thanks.
This week’s essay is a short one, at just 5 minutes, but an important one. This is the first one I wrote for the book (not knowing it at the time). It began with the drawing. Then the poem, which revelaed to me that there was a lesson to be learned from this little flower.Continue reading “Within These Woods: Large-Leafed Trillium”
I may not know Jack, but let me tell you a little about Jack in the Pulpit.
This week’s essay is about the tiny, but oh-so-present spring peeper. A demure little amphibian with a big voice contributing mightily to the audio backdrop within these woods. As always, I ask that you consider sharing this post with others.
This week’s essay the wood anemone gives us an opportunity to think about humility and quiet confidence. Something I think we could always use more of.
This week’s essay is about the Cooper’s hawk. The female Cooper’s hawk is one tough chick. You’ll see when you hear what happens to males who approach her too hastily when searching for sex. Ouch. I hope you enjoy, and as always consider sharing via medium of your choice–twitter, Facebook, or maybe hold a videoContinue reading “Within These Woods: Cooper’s Hawk”