• Nature

    Fight for Survival

    A monarch caterpillar munching. Hours and hours of NO drama. Popular nature documentaries feature dramatic fights for survival. “Jaws and claws” scenes boost ratings, but routine survival is more about devouring….greens. Insects—like good children—eat their veggies. And plants don’t run…

  • Documentary,  Nature

    Bed Number One

    It began with Bed Number One. I was eager to garden. I’d lived in cities all my adult life and had not had a chance to plant anything since my Mother set aside plots in her garden for her children…