2021-10-14T07:00:00Z A new, fully updated narrative edition of David Attenborough's seminal biography of our world, The Living Planet.
Nowhere on our planet is devoid of life. Plants and animals thrive or survive within every extreme of climate and habitat that it offers. Single species, and often whole communities adapt to make the most of ice cap and tundra, forest and plai...[Read More]
2020-04-28T07:00:00Z From the acclaimed author of Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast, a beautifully illustrated follow-up introduction to the summer-blooming wildflowers of the northeastern United States and Canada
This exquisitely illustrated volume provides an accessible, in-depth introduction to summer-blooming wildflowers of the northeastern United States a...[Read More]
2019-09-21T07:00:00Z Rome's history spans 28 centuries. While Roman mythology dates the founding of Rome at around 753 BC, the site has been inhabited for much longer, making it one of the oldest continuously occupied sites in Europe. The city's early population originated from a mix of Latins, Etruscans and Sabines.
Eventually, the city successively became the ...[Read More]
2020-08-21T07:00:00Z You may not believe it, but we're back in the Yu
One thing I strongly disagree with President Trump about is his angry attitude towards Hispanics. I have always felt that whe Anglo-Americans and Latino-Americans are good friends and neighbors, and should be regarded as such.
Should he visit our hometown of Clemmons, Mr. Trump would discove...[Read More]
2020-08-20T07:00:00Z Guess what folks, particularly those who have downloaded and read our previous publication, New England And Canada In Their Autumn Splendor? When we booked the cruise, the agent offered my wife and I a gift, a week for no charge at a fine resort in Mexico. It seemed too good to be true, but we gladly accepted her kind offer and unanimously demanded Canc?n, as my wif...[Read More]
2019-09-15T07:00:00Z Paris is especially known for its museums and architectural landmarks. The Louvre was the most visited art museum in the world in 2018 with 10.2 million visitors. The Mus?e d'Orsay, Mus?e Marmottan Monet and Mus?e de l'Orangerie are noted for their collections of French Impressionist art, the Pompidou Centre, Mus?e National d'Art Moderne ...[Read More]
2019-07-07T07:00:00Z We're on another extended cruise. Rather than from Seattle WA to Skagway AK, we're headed from Boston MA to Qu?bec City QE and back, on a fourteen-day roundtrip.
This time, poor Clara had to remain behind since the autumn foliage voyage departed long after she had began her senior year in high school. Dad had agreed to serve as backup cameraman in her ab...[Read More]
2016-05-03T07:00:00Z A birdsong expert's poignant and beautifully illustrated memoir of a bicycle journey across America with his son
Join birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma on a ten-week, ten-state bicycle journey as he travels with his son from the Atlantic to the Pacific, lingering and listening to our continent sing as no one has before. On remote country roads, over ...[Read More]
2017-02-21T08:00:00Z The acclaimed guide to the ecology and natural history of the American tropics--now fully updated and expanded
The New Neotropical Companion is the completely revised and expanded edition of a book that has helped thousands of people to understand the complex ecology and natural history of the most species-rich area on Earth, the American tr...[Read More]
2020-09-26T07:00:00Z When you think of pirates, people these days usually think of media star Johnny Depp, seen to the right. Believe me, his character was no angel. However, he was a knight in shining armor compared to Captain Kidd, Morgan le Fay, Henry Every, Bartholomew Roberts, Roberto Coffers, Jean Lafitte and last but hardly the least notorious Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard....[Read More]
2020-08-13T07:00:00Z Why go to Puerto Rico? Why not? She may or may not become America's 51st state.
An even better motive sas to escape all the mudslinging and name-calling of the American Presidential Election. Unfortunately, we had to return two days before that ominous date because our budget was running low.
We were scheduled to spend seven days at the Royal...[Read More]
2016-04-20T07:00:00Z The must-have field-guide for discovering the natural beauty of southern Indiana
A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana is the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore the wild and natural areas of southern Indiana by trail, water, or road. Featuring 95 beautiful color photo...[Read More]