Tag Archives: nature

Maybe this is the year…

Maybe this year I’ll finally become the outdoorsy type. I loved getting dirty planting. My boys loved playing in the dirt pile, and my husband loved building the raised bed box for me. It was a win all around. I … Continue reading

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Nature is personal

I see the beauty in the natural world around me. Usually I see it through a window, from my comfy perch inside. I wish I were a more lyrical writer. A better wordsmith. I could make you see the wonder … Continue reading

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Manifesto?

One of the challenges of the environmental movement is blending a concern for the great problems of global warming and scarce natural resources with the appreciation of the nature that’s personal. Of course we all want to save the planet, … Continue reading

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Emerson

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Romanticism and nature

In one of my literature classes we are studying the Romantic period of British literature. Lots of poetry. Ugh. I’m very much a literalist. If the poem says that he’s lying in bed looking out the window at the sun, … Continue reading

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He is richest wh…

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature – Socrates

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