Monthly Archives: November 2017


I like the idea of a day dedicated to giving thanks. The only thing better would be to focus on things we appreciate every day. But at least there is one day each year devoted to being grateful. Most of us are thankful for friends and family, for work and play, and for the many […]



Float Boat

  On a trip last week I managed to see the New York Botanical Garden both by day and at night. This garden is special to me since I took a course on tropical ecology there between college and graduate school, taught by Ghillean Prance who became the director of Kew Gardens. I try when […]