Monthly Archives: February 2015

Quiet and Gray

By Greg Lecker It’s quiet, calm, and dim in the Arboretum this late afternoon. With luck, temperatures are bottoming out this weekend and will rise over the next few weeks. I’m walking in a gray-scale world. The sky matches the … Continue reading

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Pairing Up

By Mary Beth Pottratz An early spring garden greets me as I enter the Great Hall. Graceful, naked birch trees rise above clumps of cyclamen in valentine shades of white, pink and deep rose. At the west end, a two-story … Continue reading

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Patterns, Familiar and Otherwise

By Boak Wiesner Early in my walk, I come across some fresh tracks of turkeys. A bit further on, I hear the scratching of dried leaves: something is afoot. I look for any horizontal lines that might catch my eye … Continue reading

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