The Simple Joy of Walking in the Woods

“Being accustomed to climb trees in making botanical studies, I experienced no difficulty in reaching the top of this one, and never before did I enjoy so noble an exhilaration […]

How (Not) to Succeed at College

Transitioning from high school to college can often be a jarring experience.  Students worry, have lots of questions: What will be the same?  What will be different?  Should I live […]

How Nature Makes Us Better

Dear Readers, As I continue to try to find a work life balance that works for this blog, as well as the time to keep original content coming, please check […]

How to Interpret Dreams

Last night I had the strangest dream. I was driving in an SUV, ran over a lovely flower bed on some private land and momentarily got stuck in a man-made […]