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Friday Links: Gingerbread Brownstones, Dangerous Dancing, and Ancient Trees

December 14th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Cinema Bookstore: El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires is one of the most dramatic bookstores in the world, because the space was converted from an ornate cinema. Natural Playgrounds: In Canada, some cities are building “natural playgrounds” that swap swings, slides and monkey bars for boulders, grassy hills and trees. Costa Rica Bans Hunting: [...]

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Reading to Trees

October 9th, 2012 · 14 Comments

You will have to trust me on this:  Thinking about reading to a tree feels stranger than actually reading to a tree, especially once you get going.  The other day I walked to the wooded park near my home with a particular aspen in mind and a book in my pocket.  What does one read [...]

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Tags: trees, urban nature