FOR THOSE WHO WERE UNABLE TO WATCH OR JOIN IN on the Friends of the Boundary Waters interview between David Backes and me the other night, you can now see it on this link. A book-launch event for David’s new book, “A Private Wilderness,” the conversation focused on the struggles and eventual triumphs of iconic writer and conservationist Sigurd F.
OUT FOR A LITTLE DRIVE THIS EVENING and on the radio–Symphony Channel–came the loveliest, pastoral little piece–a suite of short dances actually. We had never heard them before.
Douglas Wood writes about the Naturalist’s Scenic Motorcycle Tour of Minnesota that took him through tall pines. / Photo courtesy of Douglas Wood Written by Douglas Wood I’ve loved the feeling since I was a little boy, hanging my head out the back window of my granddad’s sedan on a country road, smelling sweet clover and fresh-cut hay, hearing just