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A deep map of Eastport

December 31, 2009


Just when you think there’s nothing to write about, a reader’s email starts a long chain of associations that leads you to William Least Heat-Moon’s PrairyEarth (a deep map).  The post isn’t written—not by a long shot—but you have some little ideas and no clue where they’ll lead.  Let’s begin with the email: Helping my […]

You never know what you’ll find in an old barn

May 25, 2009


While I was wandering around the King family’s orchards taking pictures of spring blossoms and swarming bees I ran into Betsy King, who was, as always, busy doing something.  (If we could bottle Betsy we would have no need for imported oil.)  On this particular occasion, she was clearing out the odds and ends that had accumulated […]