DOWNLOAD PDF ✓ Morning Light: Wildflowers, Night Skies, and Other Ordinary Joys of Oregon Country Life - by Barbara Drake #2019


  • Title: Morning Light: Wildflowers, Night Skies, and Other Ordinary Joys of Oregon Country Life
  • Author: Barbara Drake
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  • Page: 431
  • Format: Kindle Edition

  • Morning Light: Wildflowers, Night Skies, and Other Ordinary Joys of Oregon Country Life By Barbara Drake When Barbara Drake and her husband left Portland and moved to a small farm in western Oregon s Yamhill Valley in the late 1980s, they saw it as a temporary relocation they would return to the city eventually But as the couple s experiences on the farm multiplied training herding dogs, enlisting a pair of traveling dowsers to help them find a good well, and stargazing in aWhen Barbara Drake and her husband left Portland and moved to a small farm in western Oregon s Yamhill Valley in the late 1980s, they saw it as a temporary relocation they would return to the city eventually But as the couple s experiences on the farm multiplied training herding dogs, enlisting a pair of traveling dowsers to help them find a good well, and stargazing in a singular nighttime darkness they decide to hang on to their rural life as long as possible Barbara Drake articulates the lessons she s learned from her long stint of country living in her new book, Morning Light Replete with records of native wildflowers, an encounter with an elderly man who lived on her farm eighty years ago, and an old family recipe for wild blackberry pudding, Morning Light is an appreciation and exploration of the landscape of western Oregon, and readers will come to know it better through the book As entertaining and instructive as it is personal and reflective, Drake s writing will resonate with anyone who has experienced a convergence of family history with natural history, considered their place in the historical continuum, or wondered if their lifestyle can be sustained with age In a world where even the country is becoming increasingly citified, Morning Light reminds us why we should care for our rural landscapes while we still can.
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    Commentaires:

    Kate
    I especially enjoyed this book and her earlier memoir because Drake is an Oregon author What well written stories about rural life in Oregon wine country, an area I ve visited or drove through on the way to the coast many times Drake and her husband moved there from Portland years ago in order to shorten her commute to her teaching job at Linfield College The stories are sometimes humorous, sometimes sad, and sometimes enlightening She writes about Yamhill County politics and water issues Then t [...]

    Joyce Wolcott
    A beautiful collection of essays Reading one each night ensures that I go to sleep with joy in my heart and awaken with a new curiosity for the world around me Some of her works make me laugh out loud, which startles my husband who is already sound asleep I especially enjoyed the essays Siena, At Home in the Universe, Cats that Stray and Cats that Stay, Everybody Talks About the Weather, A City Excursion and Country Life Lessons Thank you for the beautiful way you have woven ideas and experience [...]

    • DOWNLOAD PDF ✓ Morning Light: Wildflowers, Night Skies, and Other Ordinary Joys of Oregon Country Life - by Barbara Drake
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      Published :2019-08-05T05:27:48+00:00