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Companies of Obstinate Trees

In late April, I went with a group of people to explore the 9.4-acre Hayes Farm Park (pdf map) in Etna, NH, including the 4.2-acre

To be alive beneath crabapple blossoms

“What a strange thing! to be alive beneath cherry blossoms.” ― Kobayashi Issa   How did this happen overnight? The weeping ‘Jade’ crabapple and the

What’s in Bloom Here Now

I didn’t know until this month about Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. Hosted by Carol of May Dreams Gardens, it’s a thing garden bloggers do on the

“To be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring”

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” ― Gary Snyder * Yesterday I spent three hours with a group of people exploring

Earth Knows No Desolation

“Earth knows no desolation. She smells regeneration in the moist breath of decay.” –  George Meredith  * My neighbours have plumy ornamental grasses whose seven-foot tall

In Central Park, watching folks passing by

I just want to go through Central Park and watch folks passing by. Spend the whole day watching people. I miss that. — Barack Obama

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