I went to the wildflower field guide hoping for names, but I came away with so much more.
Observing patience and persistence in the natural world helps me to deal with poor health and endless paperwork.
As a beginning birder, the expertise of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology birders teaching me wasn't nearly as important as their patience.
Recording each new bird species you see sounds obsessive but it's a great tool for increasing awareness.
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald is a memoir about how she trained a northern goshawk for falconry after her father's unexpected death. Like her experiences, the book is full of strange, wonderful, and unexpected things, including stories about T.H. White. But the most unexpected thing was when she called John Muir a liar... Continue Reading →
My month of drawing orchids every day is over already! I drew 26 of the 28 days. I learned a lot from this challenge, but here are the five biggest lessons from Daily Orchids. Orchid and buds, study. Sketch by Kit Dunsmore My drawings aren't always as bad as I think they are at the... Continue Reading →