The Place of Many Waters

THE WANGAN and Jagalingou people of what is today known as Central Queensland tell a story about their founder, the rainbow serpent Mundunjudra. At the beginning of time, the Great Spirit Continue reading

Beauty in the Natural World

The following is an excerpt from Ella Frances Sanders’ latest title, Everything, Beautiful. While people created art and built cities and argued about golden ratios, the natural world continued existing. In Continue reading

Children of the Woods

  IN MY YOUTH, I escaped my father’s meanness by retreating to the woods that capped our dead-end New Jersey street. In the days before helicopter parenting—in days when often I Continue reading