Essay Archive

Essay — Birds in the bath series — Blue Jay


A feathered bit of sky landed in one of Carpenter Country’s bird baths this week.

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Essay — Busy reading


“Come pick up two books,” the voice on the phone said.

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Essay — Garden Pests


Carpenter Country’s weekly dose-of-nature essays tend to reflect the beauty we see.

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Essay – Clearing the clutter


Some days the path ahead is cluttered with debris.

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Essay — Storming our way


We wrote a book about a hurricane, and now, like our fictional hero in Jack and The Fountain of Youth, we are waiting to learn in what direction a potentially devastating storm will turn.

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