Monthly Archives: February 2016

Book signing angst

In the entire world there are only 19 writers of creative non-fiction whose primary income is royalties from sales of their books, and I am not one of them. Book signing angst Book signings tie me up in knots. Not … Continue reading

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  There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.           – Linda K. Hogan (b. 1947), … Continue reading

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Disappointing rejection

This Valorcat on the other hand is the best idea yet! I can see one or two minor problems, however. Disappointing rejection I regret to report that my proposal to develop a bio-engineered apex predator to control the populations of … Continue reading

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 …our goal as scientists working in this field is not to create monsters or to induce ecological catastrophe but to restore interactions between species and preserve biodiversity.   — from How to Clone a Mammoth – The Science of De-Extinction … Continue reading

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Snow trout

The fish and I were both stunned and disbelieving to find ourselves connected by a line. – from The Armchair Angler by William Humphrey (1924-97), American novelist Fish are, of course, indispensable to the angler. They give him an excuse … Continue reading

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