The Not Yet Darkened World

The Not Yet Darkened World “The pale stars were sliding into their places. The whispering of the leaves was almost hushed. All about them it was still and shadowy and sweet. It was that wonderful moment when, for lack of a visible horizon, the not yet darkened world seems infinitely greater—a moment when anything can … Continue reading The Not Yet Darkened World

Wild Things

“There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot” -Aldo Leopold                I have used this quote before on this blog but the more time I spend outside for my job, graduate work, and leisure the more I have come to appreciate the full meaning of … Continue reading Wild Things

Fawns

Fawn face, the expression a deer makes not when it’s caught in headlights but when it catches a human looking at it in wonder. The deer looks back, acknowledging not only its own terror but its own grace, and it shows off for a moment in front of the human. It flirts.” -Meg Wolitzer Below … Continue reading Fawns