Blue Hole: Little Miami River
What is a village? A small place, yes, as wide as the world, layered with histories and stories, where you can walk wherever you want to go. In my vision of that place, a river like the Little Miami runs through it, and still water like the Blue Hole remains as transcendent as the day in 1851 when Robert Duncanson painted it.
Big Water: Lake SuperiorI’ve canoed on Lake Superior for almost as many years as I’ve been losing eyesight. I return year after year like a migrating loon to learn the other side of a slow, uncertain process that we could call “going blind.” After 35 years with the lake as my teacher, I know what lies on the other side. I call it letting go of sight. Read my essay Big Water.
Monthly Archives: January 2014
Rare Scottish Bird Reveals Its Long-Secret Winter Home : NPR 011114 Think you have a long commute? Well it’s probably nothing compared to the red-necked phalarope’s. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Malcie Smith of the Royal Society for the Protection … Continue reading
Status and Ecological Effects of the World’s Largest Carnivores | Science 011014 Ripple et al 2014 Science 10 January 2014: Vol. 343 no. 6167 DOI: 10.1126/science.1241484 Abstract: Large carnivores face serious threats and are experiencing massive declines in their populations … Continue reading