Monthly Archives: December 2011

Winter Twigs #2: Butternut, Juglans cinarea

Of winter’s lifeless world each tree Now seems a perfect part; Yet each one holds summer’s secret Deep down within its heart. ~Charles G. Stater The shape of trees against the winter landscape and winter sky reveals much of their … Continue reading

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Reflecting the Winter Landscape

Breathe deeply and become still; feel deeply and hear the silence; let the space of the winter landscape hold your dreams.           Please visit Rebecca’s gallery at RPower Images

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Winter Twigs as Teachers #1: Witch-hazel or winterbloom

As I prepare to bring you a series of posts on winter twigs, there is some unfinished twig business from the late fall that I feel compelled to cover first. It is all about the witch-hazel, a small tree or … Continue reading

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The Notebook: connecting people and trees

As I follow my passion to connect people and trees, and other living things around their home places, it is a pleasure to find a kindred spirit. Richard Murray is one who combines the science of his profession with the … Continue reading

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Always in Season

This essay is reprinted with the kind permission of Mary Hufford, Center for Folklore and Ethnography, University of Pennsylvania. See more about this amazing project at Tending the Commons. See more examples of seasonal rounds at my gallery. The Seasonal … Continue reading

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