This Place and Time

As the sandhill cranes fly and talk overhead, and the snow melts underfoot, I know just where and when I am. Wendell Berry: “You don’t know who you are until you know where you are”; Thomas Berry: “Everywhere on earth, life is established on a functional community basis”. When thinking about our role in making landscapes, repairing them, restoring them… we strive toward ecological function, health, wholeness, sense of place, and the marking of time and season.

Nancy Aten