Family Weekend Walk

i enjoyed strolling through Abbo’s Alley early this morning with this group of folks, here to enjoy Sewanee’s Family Weekend. A couple of Sewanee students and siblings were with us, but the group consisted mostly of parents and grandparents of

Family Weekend Walk

i enjoyed strolling through Abbo’s Alley early this morning with this group of folks, here to enjoy Sewanee’s Family Weekend. A couple of Sewanee students and siblings were with us, but the group consisted mostly of parents and grandparents of

Seasonal Delight!

It’s chicken-of-the-woods, the one and only wild fungus that this writer is confident in identifying as edible. In fact, it’s truly delicious sautéed in a little butter. Chicken-of-the woods is found on dead or dying trees. It is a decomposer,

Seasonal Delight!

It’s chicken-of-the-woods, the one and only wild fungus that this writer is confident in identifying as edible. In fact, it’s truly delicious sautéed in a little butter. Chicken-of-the woods is found on dead or dying trees. It is a decomposer,

Mountain Goat Trail Walk

This Sunday, Sept. 23, join us for a stroll along the Mountain Goat Trail to see what’s growing. Of special interest will be the ferns, of which there’s quite a diversity along the trail. Meet at the parking lot just

Mountain Goat Trail Walk

This Sunday, Sept. 23, join us for a stroll along the Mountain Goat Trail to see what’s growing. Of special interest will be the ferns, of which there’s quite a diversity along the trail. Meet at the parking lot just

Abby’s Alley Walk

It’s a Sewanee Family Weekend tradition — an early morning walk through Abbo’s Alley! Meet at 7:45 A.M. at the kiosk on the corner of University and Georgia Avenues for this easy 45-minute stroll.  

Abby’s Alley Walk

It’s a Sewanee Family Weekend tradition — an early morning walk through Abbo’s Alley! Meet at 7:45 A.M. at the kiosk on the corner of University and Georgia Avenues for this easy 45-minute stroll.  

Coals to Newcastle

Walking home from the Sewanee Gardeners’ Market this morning carrying this bouquet of bright zinnias, I was struck by the profusion of gorgeous wildflowers blooming on the roadside and along the trail. In addition to this sunny patch of tickseed

Coals to Newcastle

Walking home from the Sewanee Gardeners’ Market this morning carrying this bouquet of bright zinnias, I was struck by the profusion of gorgeous wildflowers blooming on the roadside and along the trail. In addition to this sunny patch of tickseed

Great Day for a Hike!

One afternoon this week, I got to go hiking with Daniel Carter‘s FYP group of first year Sewanee students. And where did we go? The Giz, of course — that’s Fiery Gizzard in South Cumberland State Park. We didn’t have a

Great Day for a Hike!

One afternoon this week, I got to go hiking with Daniel Carter‘s FYP group of first year Sewanee students. And where did we go? The Giz, of course — that’s Fiery Gizzard in South Cumberland State Park. We didn’t have a

Catching Up with a Young Alum

Sam Seawell, environmental sustainability major in Sewanee’s Class of 2017. stopped by Sewanee this week, and we got to reconnect. He is just back from Wyoming where he has been working for Quick Carbon, testing prairie and grassland soils for

Catching Up with a Young Alum

Sam Seawell, environmental sustainability major in Sewanee’s Class of 2017. stopped by Sewanee this week, and we got to reconnect. He is just back from Wyoming where he has been working for Quick Carbon, testing prairie and grassland soils for