Tag Archives: nature writing

midday musings

my eyes are always drawn outside, to the green and yellow and brown and blue world around me. today, like many days when i am supposed to be studying, it is the birdbath that i am focused on. small and round and brown, a little dusty from pollen and old oak leaves, it is less […]

overnight sail through st. pete

One quote that stood out to me from David Gessner’s The Tarball Chronicles is located on page 215. It is a simple but thought-provoking statement: “Do with a little less and two things will happen—the world will be better and you will be happier.” I thought about this as I turned my cell phone off, […]

university life, week two

canoeing was cancelled in Nature Writing class due to high winds. after defining  ecocriticism and discussing various theories regarding the connections and relationships between humans and the natural world, we got out early to work on an alternative assignment. came to the student center and am eating spring rolls and french fries. there are no […]