Here’s to November, one of the best people I know

Here’s to November, one of the best people I know

I’m learning to love in November what I love and admire in most people I know. Stripped of October’s candy corn color and uncorrupted by December’s frantic glitz, November offers only this: gratitude. And that’s a lot. November is the friend you walk with on mornings so cold your eyes water and your nose runs [...]

Searching for Aldo Leopold and his glorious cranes

Searching for Aldo Leopold and his glorious cranes

On a glorious autumn day, we went searching for Aldo Leopold, which initially alarmed the person who introduced him to our family. "Wait," Molly texted, when I alerted her to our plans."Are you looking for his grave?" It was a gross but seasonally reasonable question, with Halloween just days away and poor Mr. Leopold gone [...]