Fruits of labor and beauty

May 14, 2017 [Tweddle & Treat Farms, SBDNL: hike with James, 2:30-4:45pm] Walking through the tall grass in these fields that have gone fallow, it’s easy to get the sensation of walking in two places at once – the present and the past.  The self-sowing perennials have lived on long past the homesteaders who plantedContinue reading “Fruits of labor and beauty”

from a visit to Platte Plains

September 9, 2017 [Platte Plains Trail, SBDNL: hike with James, 11:00am-1:00pm] As our tires left the smooth and measured asphalt and began the uneven, rocky descent of Trails End Road, I realized we were asking a lot of the woods. I always come expecting to take away a sense of comfort, peace, wholeness – allContinue reading “from a visit to Platte Plains”