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Walden Pond for the First Time

Roost editor Sandy Stott is on vacation. The following post is by Ashton Nichols, Professor of English Language and Literature, Dickinson College. So there I was, over half a century old, a professor of literature and environmental studies who has … Continue reading

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After the Hawk

By Ashton Nichols I have a sad story to tell today. It is about one of those red-tailed hawks that I have written about in an earlier piece on The Roost, perhaps; or, perhaps not. Not so long ago, I … Continue reading

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That Hum and Buzz

Insect Sounds by Ashton Nichols Think of an insect three inches long that makes a sound so loud it keeps you awake at night. When we traveled to a beautiful spot on the Delaware Bay recently, that is what we … Continue reading

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