Field notes

Voice

The rare-bird reports reach my phone from Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s citizen-science app, ebird, [...]

Drink

The parable reads like a riddle: two raccoons walked into a yard, looking for a drink . . . (For an immediate [...]

Parents

A tough time for parents. So said Buddhist instructor Sylvia Boorstein in a dharma class over Memorial Day weekend. Not that it has ever been easy. [...]

Cooling

. . . but only God can make a tree. So said American poet Joyce Kilmer in 1914, four years before his death in the battle of Ourcq southwest of Paris. [...]

Love

So many ways to love. And so many entities: people and animals and objects. This being an H2O blog, maybe [...]