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

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 …

Reading to Trees

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 …