Monthly Archives: October 2009

Ezra Pound’s birthday

This morning as I was getting ready for work, I was listening, as I do most days, to the Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor. Today, I was surprised to hear, is the poet Ezra Pound’s birthday. There followed a brief … Continue reading

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A place like no other…

Photo and map from the collections of the Library of Congress Having just returned from San Diego, I am still a little beach bleary. In between catching up on my e-mail and voice mail messages, I find myself thinking about … Continue reading

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Hovey’s man

William Terah Lawson [W1876] was one among hundreds of Hovey’s men. These former students who studied under, and came to adore, this brilliant and passionate naturalist went out into the world but always remembered their beloved Professor Hovey. This is … Continue reading

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My Favorite Little Book

A request this morning reminded me of this book. I say it is one of my favorites because I recommend it a few times each year. It is from the Wild Plants in Flower series with photographs by Torkel Korling and … Continue reading

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