Sometimes the only way to explain the allure of nature is to talk dollars and cents.
On being there — and being present — at the first moment of spring thaw.
A fly-tying obsession helps ease the long transition from winter into spring.
Kim Ridley reflects on life and death in this moving personal essay.
Losing power suggests a more cosmic change in one’s relation to the natural world. There are so many ways we can find ourselves powerless.
Adapting to a North Woods deep freeze is not without its pleasures.
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making ski trip plans.
What does a happily married couple do when they find out their marriage never happened?
Sometimes what matters most is the person you’re hunting with.
When you’re rebuilding an old rock wall, it’s not just the backaches that endure.
Author Wendy Weiger seeks a place for quiet meditation in the Maine woods.
Getting to the edge is easy. Making the leap is something else entirely.