Storm Bread

There’s a wildness in the sky. Wind lashes curtains of rain across the world beyond my windows. Little snow remains, only scattered thin drifts at my yard’s edge. Heavy rainfall warnings h...

Autumn Road Art

One of Nova Scotia’s crowning glories is the province’s brilliant autumn leaf colours.  On a mild day last month, I soaked up that glory in full measure while walking rural roads near my ...

Inspiring Kids to Care for the Earth

As a naturalist and writer, I love to speak to children about wildlife and writing, with the hope that I’ll inspire them to care for the earth, and to realize that writing can be fun. I’ve...

Red Fox on the Hunt

  Spring has sprung, the grass is riz, Red foxes are pouncing where meadow voles is. Poor poetry, but true. During the past week, I’ve watched a red fox, Vulpes vulpes, hunting in the parkl...