W & W #23 – What if We All Shared?

Resting on top of this glacial hill, deep within the confines of the deciduous Pere Marquette State Forest, I realize I am sharing this space with thousands of others. There is no human being in sight. I do not even hear the slightest sound of human activity. Yet, I share this space with countless others….

W & W #22 – Noticing The Lives of Trees

On August 9, 2019, I hiked the North Country Trail from Smith Lake Road in Kalkaska County toward M-72 to enjoy the serenity of tiny Smith Lake which is surrounded by woods, wetlands, and no signs of human habitation. It was the height of summer and a sweet breeze accompanied me. The trail started out…