math and nature

Book Excerpt: Math and Nature

I have spent three decades talking with my dad about the radius, circumference, and area of the Ferris Wheel carrying...

outdoor life

The Origins of My Outdoor Life

“Doesn’t your husband go winter camping with you?” asked a kindly stranger in Algonquin Park. “Oh no,” I replied. “That’s...

shoes and bags

Shoes and Bags

This afternoon I attended the funeral for a woman who lived a good, long 96 years on this earth. I...

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