As most anyone who reads books on a regular basis will attest, some of the most significant books they’ve ever read were found to be such not only because of what was written upon their respective pages, but also because of when in the life of the individual reader the book was read. I can’t […]
As one who was raised alongside, and whose family drew our livelihood from, the lower Columbia, I have a special place in my heart for Oregon’s rivers. For me, they are channels through which the ecological, spiritual, and economic life blood of my home state flows.
“Would it really happen?” I kept asking myself. “Will I know it if I see it?” They said it would not be particularly dramatic if it happens – our latitude is too low; it would only be a glow on the horizon.
Sandwiched among other useful guidebooks to the flora and fauna of the area was found a copy of The Swift Guide to the Butterflies of Mexico and Central America.