Alexander Wilson

The Father of American Ornithology Today is the anniversary of the death of the Scottish ornithologist and poet Alexander Wilson.   Wilson immigrated to the United States from Paisley Scotland. His family called him Sandy.   He quickly became one of the foremost naturalists of his time. Before John James Audubon, there was Alexander Wilson…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Sometimes I think cutting your bangs is a great analogy for pruning in the garden.   You know how when your bangs are growing out – maybe a little past your eyebrows – and you think, “I am gonna grow these bangs out. I’m gonna have amazing hair.” Then, they start to go past your…

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