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.
Tag Archives: Lake Erie
Here is documentation of the fall migration as of October 4 at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge on Lake Erie. Thanks to Douglas Vogus., who published the monthly census on the OHIO-BIRDS email list. Continue reading
The Detroit River Hawk Watch (a joint venture of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and its Friends group, the International Wildlife Refuge Alliance) is the Boat Launch at Lake Erie Metropark located approximately 20 miles south of Detroit, Michigan. The location is at the mouth of the Detroit River as it enters Lake Erie. Continue reading
Here is documentation of the fall migration as of September 6 at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge on Lake Erie. Thanks to Douglas Vogus., who published the monthly census on the OHIO-BIRDS email list. I publish it here so I can marvel at the detail, especially the butterfly count! Continue reading
Couple’s journey of love and adventure leads them to dock in Duluth | Duluth News Tribune 082915 Oney’s boat is registered in Delaware, and other cruisers in New York marvelled at how far they had come.“Ah, no, we came all … Continue reading
One of the news stories references “an annual two-day science and environmental writers’ gathering” held this week at the Stone Lab. I’ve searched for more information about this meeting and how to attend it, but haven’t found any ready answers. As my Lake Erie writing project develops, I’d like to plan to attend this meeting in the future. If any reader has details, please let me know. Continue reading