Posted on August 22, 2015 by Ariana Brocious
Don Welch is a Nebraska poet and author, recently retired from 50 years of teaching at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He’s lived most of his life with his wife Marcia in central Nebraska, where much of his work has been influenced by the natural world.
Posted on August 8, 2015 by Ariana Brocious
Ann Bleed came to Nebraska from New York in 1972. Her views on water were shaped during her more than 20 year tenure with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, holding positions including director and state hydrologist, and by her participation on negotiations for two interstate litigation cases.
Posted on December 4, 2011 by Ella Bishop-Hell
When the world shuddered to a violent halt in March, a great silent blizzard was sweeping Laramie, Wyoming. Winter had always commanded us to shelter at home; this year, our snowfall felled flurries of worries. COVID was upon us. The virus was unraveling life’s delicate woven threads. My unconquerable Wyoming spirit decided to fight ripping […]
Posted on December 1, 2011 by Steve Den
Coronavirus or Coronna virus…the real question is: is it racoon or raccoon? Elsie, thank you. “Let us now consider another component of recreation, which is more subtle and complex: the feeling of isolation in nature.” –Rand A little about Bear and I. Bear’s my roommate, best friend, a black toy poodle, and enters the boxing […]
Posted on December 1, 2011 by Emily Levine
I take Peaches for a walk, “around the block” you used to call it: Up the road to the drive of the old house where the dairy was—both long gone now— to that high point where we sat for the eclipse totality, you in a pissy mood because the storm the night before drove a […]