Oct 17 2011

Ellen Meloy, Wise Woman

(Friday I got to talk with the Saugatuck Woman's Club. What a great group of wise women. This post is for all of you.) I've finally plunged into a lovely book I picked up at the Elliott Bay Book Company in May: The Anthropology of Turquoise by the late artist-naturalist Ellen Meloy. Her smart, sassy essay, "The Flora and Fauna of Las Vegas" is one of my favorites to read with Environmental Studies undergraduates. Most memorably, she describes poking around under a restaurant table Read more [...]