The Story Tree

By |April 28th, 2016|Categories: essays, nonfiction, spring 2016|

“What is it about our need to tell stories, to leave a relic of our voice behind for the world? We speak, but sounds dissipate into the air, ephemeral as our own lives.”

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By |November 20th, 2015|Categories: fall 2015, nonfiction|

"The land didn’t take my grandfather away from me. My grandfather gave his life to taking care of the land and passed this relationship on to each of his grandchildren."

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Teach Your Children Well

By |November 20th, 2015|Categories: fall 2015, nonfiction|

"Unfortunately, we may have been among the last to feel the earth between our toes, to lie beneath the sun-rayed canopy, and remember to 'be home before dark.'"

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Viridescent Beings

By |November 20th, 2015|Categories: fall 2015, nonfiction|Tags: , , |

"Once you know a space in its intimacy, love is sure to follow. Once a connection is formed with a piece of land, a park, a home, or an entire area, the love that develops will tie a piece of you to that place for your life."

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In My Wildest Dreams

By |November 20th, 2015|Categories: fall 2015, nonfiction|

"It’s like we are stuck in the passenger seat of a car racing through time and the wheel is just out of reach. We are powerless, yet we can do anything. Be anyone. Go anywhere."

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Quiet Time

By |November 20th, 2015|Categories: fall 2015, nonfiction|

"For my family, the best style of camping is the quiet kind. We hike up the forested hills seeking nothing but the songs of birds and the whisper of leaves."

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