Category Archives: Earth

On Interstice: Wood

A healthy wooded area one day, a plaza parking lot the next: we have all experienced this despair when a forest is demolished and cleared to make room for human consumerism. I am disheartened when woods are leveled and hope … Continue reading

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Respecting and seeing the natural world

One of my favorite movie creators  is Hayao Miyasaki.  He created Totoro as well as Spirited Away.  And others.  In Totoro, a gentle story about two girls moved to the countryside by their dad while their mom is recuperating in … Continue reading

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Wisdom Surrounds Us All: The Enlightening Wood

The Wood Interstice emphasized two ideas that I gravitated towards to: how trees are seen as full of wisdom and have witnessed many events, and the polarity of forests being enlightening, but also dangerous. The ecological knowledge we gain from … Continue reading

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