Welcome to The Soul of the Earth

I love to look deeply into the great beauties and intricacies of our planet, especially her gorgeous wildflowers, and to bring back the news I find there. Join me in my explorations of nature’s exquisite creations, of the deep time of her history, of the ways people are preserving and reclaiming her treasures.

The power of allurement, the mystery of beauty

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.  ~ Rachel Carson ~ September 1 starts the annual Season of Creation, and to celebrate I’m pondering one of nature’s most intriguing mysteries: why is so much so beautiful? Why all those luscious colors, gossamer wings, silken petals? Why rainbow-decked ...
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Welcome to The Soul of the Earth

I love to look deeply into the great beauties and intricacies of our planet, especially her gorgeous wildflowers, and to bring back the news I find there. Join me in my explorations of nature’s exquisite creations, of the deep time of her history, of the ways people are preserving and reclaiming her treasures.

The power of allurement, the mystery of beauty

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.  ~ Rachel Carson ~ September 1 starts the annual Season of Creation, and to celebrate I’m pondering one of nature’s most intriguing mysteries: why is so much so beautiful? Why ...
Read More