community, outdoors

My last straw?

“Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” Jimmy Carter, Christian, American president Things started innocently enough. I did an interview with the teacher of an elementary school class that was asking local restaurant owners to call it quits on plastic straws -- à la… Continue reading My last straw?

outdoors, spiritual life

The road almost not taken

"The best way out is always through." Robert Frost, American poet, "A Servant to Servants" We could easily have made a different choice, possibly the wrong choice. Call it Providence, call it an unknown mapmaker's skills, call it a strong desire not to wind up on a Weather Channel disaster-in-the-woods special. Whatever made us keep… Continue reading The road almost not taken