Monthly Archives: December 2017
Holy Boar! Hunting in Italy is amazing.
It’s time to use all your senses to explore the natural world
I thought I was using all my senses to explore the natural world, but boy was I wrong. Karen Zimmermann’s book, Nightwalk, opened my eyes and my other senses to the natural world where I spend so much of my time. Karen’s book is unusual and fascinating. It was originally produced for the Maine Master […]
Airport evacuated! Was it my gun case?
I’ve suffered plenty of travel trocities. One of my all-time favorite stories involved a hunting trip to North Dakota. For several years, I’d borrowed my friend Harry Vanderweide’s gun case for this annual pheasant hunting trip, with no problem. Until 2013. At the Portland Jetport, after I’d checked in and they’d taken my bag and […]
Time Sharing at My Brothers Keeper – A Favorite Christmas Story
The adorable little girl shyly looked up at us with bright eyes as her mother said, “She’s been waiting all day for you.” I complimented the girl on her pretty blue coat, bringing a smile that was more reward than I deserved. With every delivery of gifts to those in need in the greater-Brockton, […]
Angela Ferrari’s Children’s Books Are Enchanting and Extraordinary
Do Seals Ever Burp or Fart?
Well, yes they do! They also have a lot of fun, judging from the wonderful illustrations by Marjorie Leggitt in Fran Hodgkins new book, Do Seals Ever…? Published by DownEast Books and designated a juvenile nonfiction book, I can tell you that adults will be just as entertained as kids by this book. I’ve been […]