Category Archives: Nature Writing

Welcome to The Daily Herb: A Country Woman’s Journal

This is the entry page to Sara’s blog.  These pages will dally in poetry and practicality–herb as metaphor and remedy.  The thoughtful reader may find book reviews, cultural/political commentary and eclectic bric-a-brac.  The pragmatic of mind will find seasonal garden advice,  herbal knowledge, recipes … Continue reading

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Just Between You, Me and the Gatepost: Caribou and Environmental Posers

This blog regards a local issue that is the topic of much backyard discussion, but one that may concern citizens everywhere who are facing unreasonable demands to lock up public lands on the pretext of protecting endangered species.  For more background … Continue reading

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On the Arts of Peace and the Devices of War

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” George Orwell Over the last year, it has come to my attention that, while I have busied myself with the arts of peace, others have been secretly … Continue reading

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Naming the Plants

Even though the snowy land still sits under a leaden sky, and fir trees stand in winter garb, I know spring must be stirring.  Yesterday, I saw a cricket on my bedroom wall and an ant scouting under the kitchen table.  I even … Continue reading

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