My latest book review is up at Nothing In Particular. Cynthia Barnett’s wonderfully researched and lyrical Rain: A Natural and Cultural History will leave you informed and spellbound.
In August of 2017, the Western United States was on fire. In my Seattle apartment, I would wake up to the stifling scent of smoke, and going to the window I had left open – for hope of fresh air – I would find white ash covering the sill. One afternoon, I took my finger […]