What Would You Say?

by Tom Pappas     “What would you say is the most beautiful part of life?” Ka asked. There was silence. “All of it!” said Necip, as if he were betraying a secret. I have been ruminating on this quote from the book Snow by Orhan Pamuk since we read it the other night....

Prayer for Open Ears and Eyes

by Angier Brock Last Saturday, I participated in my first “bio-blitz”—an intensive period of surveying the plants and animals inhabiting a given place. Usually bio-blitzes occur over a period of about twenty-four hours. During that time teams comb a targeted area...