"Vissi d'arte" from Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, performed by soprano Richelle Bard.
“Eine kleine Nachtmusik: I. Allegro” by: Wolfgang’s Amadeus Mozart, performed by the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
“St. Matthew Passion” by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by the Cologne Chamber Orchestra, courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Malamud, Bernard, The Natural, first published in 1952. New Edition, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, July 7, 2003
Johnson, Kirk Wallace, The Feather Thief, Penguin Books, April 23, 2019
Quammen, David, The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction, Scribner, 1997
I first learned about Alfred Russel Wallace in this amazing book by Quammen
“Observe and Listen to Nature’s Teaching in the Open Woods” was written on a sign at Shepherd State Park in Gautier, Mississippi where I spent the winter 2020-21
“Snowball” is a 2012 Pleasure Way Basis camper/motorhome
Slater, Dashka, The 57 Bus, Farrar Strauss and Giroux, 2017
Roethke, Theodore, The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke, Anchor Press, Garden City NY, 1975
Chernow, Ron, Alexander Hamilton, The Penguin Press, 2004
Miles Baker, “On the Highway” composed 2019
Swanson, James L., Manhunt: The 12 Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, William Morrow, 2007
Shakespeare, William, Hamlet, Act I, Scene I
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, first published in 1868
Plath, Sylvia, The Bell Jar, Heinemann, 1963
Stewart, Katherine, The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism, Bloomsbury, 2020
Hofer, Eric, The True Believer, first published in 1951; Harper Perennial, 1989