Friday, June 15, 2018

Read This: 5 Easy Ways to Learn More about Life on Earth

If you're like me, your continuing education is very important. The past few months I have been delightfully entertained and educated by a series of books I’d like to recommend. I listened to all of these as audio books. My public library offers a service, Hoopla, that makes audio books free and easily accessible. Hope you have as easy access as I did.




Andra Wulf
I had heard of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), probably during my years living in California, where a county and a college, among other locations are named for Humboldt.  Considering the significance of his work and his reputation during his lifetime, it is shocking how few people know about him today. (There is an explanation for that in the book.) 


Rewilding: 12 Years of Connecting with Nature Part1

What I Learned from the Trees I grew up on the edge of the woods and I am always drawn to the trees around me. The past 12 years ...