A stroll down a suburban alley reveals remarkable wildlife.
I've been venturing out here and there throughout the past couple weeks to find something to write about. So far, it's been rather pleasant for late winter walks--temperatures in the 60's and even 70's along with mostly rain and sunshine. The crocus bloomed, followed by the daffodils. In the woods there are a fair share... Continue Reading →
Welcome! ... Again! Hello, I'm Aaron and this is my blog about nature. I started this little blog project a while back and I have admittedly been neglecting the site. But I plan on maintaining a more committed relationship. A few new things will be coming to the site and I think I'm going to... Continue Reading →
In nature nothing exists alone. --Rachel Carson, Silent Spring I park my car near a small lake in the local park and decide that I will follow a stream--Irwin Run. I enjoy streams and am fascinated with the movement of water and how the density of life seems to increase when water... Continue Reading →
Humanity is exalted not because we are so far above other living creatures, but because knowing them well elevates the very concept of life. -- Edward O. Wilson, Biophilia It's May already. I feel like the last few months of winter and the first of Spring blend and meld and then suddenly it's ninety degrees Fahrenheit... Continue Reading →
Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans. --Jacques-Yves Cousteau On a walk through a local park, a young woman passes beneath a dense green canopy of trees. Birds sing around her, wildflowers bloom along the trail, and a doe and fawn whitetail deer pass nearby with little... Continue Reading →
I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. --John Muir As a youth I had a dream of becoming an astronaut. I even made a T-shirt with the space shuttle on it using acrylic paint--I wanted to be the... Continue Reading →
Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get. - Mark Twain The sky darkens as a mass of thick, low clouds sweep across the sky. Winds blast frigid air through the city and flurries fly violently with every gust. The snowstorm unloads more than a foot of snow in only a few hours.... Continue Reading →