Friday, July 26, 2013

Midwest Nature Quote of the Week

There was a calm wordlessness over the water, a savage evening brightness, the presence of quick life, quick death, multitudes of fish, birds, and fishing men brought there by inexorable greed, balanced by the ages; and it was not something we asked for necessarily, as part of the acceptable world, but I took it as an offering, in answer to all need.

John Hay, In Defense of Nature

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Was This Heaven photo

An enterprising photographer in Essex concocted this wonderful variation on a familiar theme. 

Was This Heaven, by Lyell D. Henry, Jr. 

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Welcome to the River by Larry Reid

Came across this article which gives a really nice shout out to UP ON THE RIVER by John Madson!