Author Archives: Pat Greene

doin the dirty

summer rain was always such a treat. it cooled the air, and filled the air with that certain, indescribable smell, that Im sure everybody has smelled before. It also gave us kids an excuse to go outside. The rain cooled … Continue reading

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miscellaneous thoughts

The idea of climbing a tree was something that always fascinated my friends and I when we were growing up. The trees were incredibly tall, and we could only image what the view from the top of one would be … Continue reading

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more thoughts

for as long as I can remember, the water has been part of my life. every summer for the first five years of my life, I spent my summers at the beach on the south shore of long island. my … Continue reading

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i guess its that time of the year

its almost dark at 430 in the afternoon. that is depressing. my skin is starting to look like a crisp piece of notebook paper, pale as a ghost. not to mention that the cold is creeping further and further into … Continue reading

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weather blues

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living it

i was very intrigued by Tomashow’s writings on what he calls place-based perceptual ecology. i agree with him in the sense that fully immersing yourself in what you are learning about can add so much to the experience. the concept … Continue reading

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a controlled burn

the native american practice of burning the trees to stimulate species diversity/develop a food chain is quite an interesting practice. They needed to work with the land in order to survive. They had much more of an interest in the … Continue reading

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we are not alone

Its hard to have a bad day when you see a deer when you are walking through the woods. Mark and I were out in the woods today after class taking pictures for our stories, when all of a sudden … Continue reading

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script

The wind sings a foreboding tune, As it rattles through the empty limbs. Everything that had once belonged to the trees, Is now laid out in full array, blanketing the earth A single red drop falls from the canopy above, … Continue reading

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The Green Horde

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