Grace of a white pine monoculture

Eastern white pine plantations are ubiquitous in Southern Ontario. We have one behind our house. The photo shows another one near Guelph. I can hardly think of any conservation lands where a person can walk far without encountering long straight … Continue reading

Digging For the Story in Urban Nature

My weekend retreat brought a burst of creativity. It has been many months since I did so much pen-and-paper writing in the space of a few days. Since returning home, I have tried to recreate the sparking sense of connection … Continue reading