Short Casts

Mosquitos

There’s a measure of rich cosmic irony in the fact that so much of the…

White-Headed Woodpecker

I’m pretty sure it was Haig-Brown who pointed out, somewhere in his many books, that…

Into the Mystic

About the time I concoct my own variation on Del Brown’s old yet timeless permit…

Shades

When I was young, I didn’t even wear sunglasses, as the whole point of existence…

Shad’s the Limit

Every year about this time, when the days are longest, the weeds tallest, the garden…

Tamalita

The boat launch at Rowena doesn’t get any quieter. This time of year it’s usually a…

The Doing of the Thing

Recently I ran into an ex-student of mine who related that he and several of…

Doubles

First off, I leave it to you to decide for yourself what’s right and what’s…

Living the Dream

There’s something odd about the soup the waitress brings me at the Old Brew House,…

Fur & Feather

I know I’m not alone when I recall exploring the possibility of harvesting a pelt…

Got Yours?

You have to understand: I’m not much of a hunter.  

Between the Lines

I was amused recently to read a piece from the National Review, shared with me…