The Sense of a Tree

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”        William Butler Yeats   How to tune our ears to hear the dialogue between trees, the language underneath the leaves, the hidden roots that grieve and breathe and speak to others living near.   Or sharpen eyes to truly… Continue reading The Sense of a Tree

What You Will Need to Plant a Tree

You won't need books, or cutting-edge tools, or class on a Saturday morning at 8, or much in the way of gardens or lawn.   Only two things—a small patch of ground inside your soul that yearns for some shade— a leafy umbrella to soften the sun and the granite-hard edges of everyday life—  … Continue reading What You Will Need to Plant a Tree