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Natural Enemies by Roan Parrish

When opposites attract, love blooms in unexpected places.

Buttoned-up botanist Stefan Albemarle has felt like an outsider his whole life. As a result, he mostly keeps to himself—makes it easier not to notice that no matter how he tries, people think he’s a know-it-all and a snob. 517 more words

Book Reviews

Meia Praia

Meia Praia stretches from the Lagos harbour breakwater in the west to the Alvor Estuary breakwater in the east.  Behind the large sandy beach is a narrow strip of grey dune.  670 more words


Letters from Yellowstone, Blog Posts from the Salish Sea

photo by Paul Mayer


It was as simple as this: I set down the novel I was reading, Letters from Yellowstone, for a walk in the woods. 394 more words

San Juan Island

Hidden In Plain Sight

Between Medina and Vanderpool, Texas

One of the prettiest drives in the Texas hill country, State Highway 337 offers scenery everyone can enjoy. Still, like many of these roads, it has more than a good view to offer. 404 more words


Plant Lady

Marcin and I had some much needed family time and a great opportunity to travel out of the city. Unfortunately the weather was not on our side so much of our time was spent indoors. 158 more words

From Playing Cards to Clover

If we keep looking at the same thing over a period of time with an uncritical, non-curious or distracted mind, attenuation sets in. And not only do our nervous systems tune out what’s commonplace, we also develop a false sense of history. 833 more words

Plant Chemistry

Look Out! Granny's Nightcaps Are Blowing All Over The Woods

Wood Anemone . Anemone nemorosa . Windflower . Grandmother’s Nightcap


I hadn’t meant to go wild flower hunting. I was only intending a quick dash along the old railway embankment beside the Linden Walk. 248 more words

Tish Farrell Writer