On a sweltering day in July, I drove up a gravel driveway to Trail Wood Sanctuary. This 168-acre property in rural eastern Connecticut was once home to naturalist writer Edwin Way Teale and his wife Nellie. In 1980, Nellie donated their pristine land to the Connecticut Audubon Society, which now hosts artists and writers in … More Trail Wood Sanctuary
Yesterday I was so touched to receive these hand-made letters from two very creative readers. My first fan mail! Also enclosed was a little note from the girls’ grandmother, who pointed out that, in Pisa’s drawing, the orange shape appearing from behind the tree is Georgia’s airplane. Thank you Pisa, Lira, and Shelley!