2021-10-14T07:00:00Z A new, fully updated narrative edition of David Attenborough's seminal biography of our world, The Living Planet.
Nowhere on our planet is devoid of life. Plants and animals thrive or survive within every extreme of climate and habitat that it offers. Single species, and often whole communities adapt to make the most of ice cap and tundra, forest and plai...[Read More]
2016-05-03T07:00:00Z A birdsong expert's poignant and beautifully illustrated memoir of a bicycle journey across America with his son
Join birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma on a ten-week, ten-state bicycle journey as he travels with his son from the Atlantic to the Pacific, lingering and listening to our continent sing as no one has before. On remote country roads, over ...[Read More]
2020-08-21T07:00:00Z You may not believe it, but we're back in the Yu
One thing I strongly disagree with President Trump about is his angry attitude towards Hispanics. I have always felt that whe Anglo-Americans and Latino-Americans are good friends and neighbors, and should be regarded as such.
Should he visit our hometown of Clemmons, Mr. Trump would discove...[Read More]
2017-02-21T08:00:00Z The acclaimed guide to the ecology and natural history of the American tropics--now fully updated and expanded
The New Neotropical Companion is the completely revised and expanded edition of a book that has helped thousands of people to understand the complex ecology and natural history of the most species-rich area on Earth, the American tr...[Read More]
2019-09-15T07:00:00Z Paris is especially known for its museums and architectural landmarks. The Louvre was the most visited art museum in the world in 2018 with 10.2 million visitors. The Mus?e d'Orsay, Mus?e Marmottan Monet and Mus?e de l'Orangerie are noted for their collections of French Impressionist art, the Pompidou Centre, Mus?e National d'Art Moderne ...[Read More]
2019-07-07T07:00:00Z We're on another extended cruise. Rather than from Seattle WA to Skagway AK, we're headed from Boston MA to Qu?bec City QE and back, on a fourteen-day roundtrip.
This time, poor Clara had to remain behind since the autumn foliage voyage departed long after she had began her senior year in high school. Dad had agreed to serve as backup cameraman in her ab...[Read More]
2020-08-20T07:00:00Z Guess what folks, particularly those who have downloaded and read our previous publication, New England And Canada In Their Autumn Splendor? When we booked the cruise, the agent offered my wife and I a gift, a week for no charge at a fine resort in Mexico. It seemed too good to be true, but we gladly accepted her kind offer and unanimously demanded Canc?n, as my wif...[Read More]
2020-08-13T07:00:00Z Why go to Puerto Rico? Why not? She may or may not become America's 51st state.
An even better motive sas to escape all the mudslinging and name-calling of the American Presidential Election. Unfortunately, we had to return two days before that ominous date because our budget was running low.
We were scheduled to spend seven days at the Royal...[Read More]
? 2014 Big Happy Family2014-08-27T07:00:00ZUSA Lake Tahoe, situated in both California and Nevada, is the largest alpine lake in North America, and the second deepest lake in the USA. Patricia Lawrence is exploring California's Lake Tahoe, first from a charter fishing boat, then the shore and and we wrap up at a history museum.
2016-04-20T07:00:00Z The must-have field-guide for discovering the natural beauty of southern Indiana
A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photo...[Read More]
2011-04-01T07:00:00Z Most people think of New Jersey as a suburban-industrial corridor that runs between New York and Philadelphia. Yet in the low center of the state is a near wilderness, larger than most national parks, which has been known since the seventeenth century as the Pine Barrens.
The term refers to the predominant trees in the vast forests that cover the area and...[Read More]