Since the COVID-19 pandemic began more than three months ago, my physical life largely exists within the four walls of my home. I imagine that I’m living in a remote monastery or an arctic scientific outpost. That somewhat helps. Fortunately, my home has a small yard, allowing a safe space for fresh air and a connection with nature. Continue reading
Amid the distressing events of the past weeks and days–ongoing pandemic, massive unemployment, police violence, civic unrest, and horrible presidential leadership, I’ve found it challenging to concentrate and write. My subjects have grown smaller in scope and range, largely focusing on the happenings of nature in my wife’s and my backyard. Continue reading
Happy Memorial Day!
Although hosting a cookout with friends or holding a picnic with extended family might be impossible this year, try to make the most of the holiday. Continue reading
Due to a few upcoming speaking engagements and an ongoing research project, I’ll be taking a short break from the blog. I should return within a week or two.
In the meantime, feel free to peruse older posts.
I’m writing and editing on a tight deadline this week. Although I have hinted around my forthcoming book in past posts, I still can’t reveal any concrete details beyond its October publishing date. Sorry. I’ll post again next week. Promise. In the meantime, please enjoy my past posts. As always, I appreciate any comments. If you really miss me, check out my Twitter feed or Tumblr project.