In Praise of Rain and Waterfalls
Summer rains bring the opportunity to photograph small waterfalls in the forested mountain streams of New England.
Priceless Pine Pollen Cakes
Eating pine pollen may not be the first thing you think about when this yellow dust flows on our spring breezes. Yet maybe it should be.
In Search of the Lovely Hepatica
Mid-April to early May in New England is the season of the hepatica, a beautiful forest wildflower that is worth a walk in the cool woods.
Happy Earth Day and Official Cottage Eco Launch!
Earth Day 2021 is the official Cottage Eco launch day. After several weeks of building my website, it is now fully public.
On Lichen and Rock-Hard Relationships
My casual encounter with a Xanthoparmelia lichen led me to think long and hard about the place of lichen in our human world.
Many forest plants are fragrant and edible, but most of us seldom encounter their flavors. Soon, I am hoping to change that, making forest flavors accessible via handmade candies.