Category Archives: Scotland

Six Months, Three Countries

Scotland. New Zealand. Montana. The last in that list is home, where I am now, writing for the first time since May. On that spring day when I posted The Beautiful Familiar, I was recently returned from nine weeks in … Continue reading

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The Scots Pine Conundrum: Native or Natural? Or Neither?

A stately row of Scots pine stands along a meandering stretch of the River Inver in northwest Scotland. I’ve walked by that particular stand for years, taking in the beauty of the scene: the towering trees with their canopies spreading … Continue reading

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