About Our Guitarist.    A brief history.

Admonitions from the Wind  An essay.

All the Winter's Interruptions  An essay by Jon Remmerde. 877 words.

Amanda's Effective Education   "If we hope for a culture based on values transcending the most material values, everyone gains from effective education."  A personal experience essay with something to say about education in general. 1,399 words. Published in Back Home magazine and in Home Educator’s Family Times magazine. Included in my book, Quiet People in a Noisy World, available on this website. To order, go to "About the author" page and click on the relevant links for paperback or ebook.    

Autumn of Dying Trees   Essay. 278 words.

Beavers and a Violin  essay.

Birding at the Hassayampa River Preserve.   Essay.   Text and Photo by C. Remmerde.

Breaststroke, Backstroke, Place, and Finish  An essay by Jon Remmerde.  937 words.

Browsing Autumn.  An essay by Jon Remmerde.  789 words

Bullfight   An Essay.   888 words.

The Button Factory Bond  An essay by Laura Remmerde.  812 words.

The Committee Meets, and I Go On Singing   Essay from archives, revised .

A Conspiracy to Join Forces against Authority.  Essay by Jon Remmerde. 1,115 words. Published in The Christian Science Monitor

Cougars at Magic Sky.. Essay by Jon Remmerde.  906 Words.

Dangerous Animals on the Meadow  An essay by J.R.  1320 words.

Dark Heart of Winter   An essay by Laura Remmerde.    689 words.

Dark Night in a Dark Cabin  An essay by J.R.  627 words.

Date Creek   Photos and text by C. Remmerde.

Dave, Howard, John  An essay by Jon Remmerde.  5759 words.

Developing Images  An essay 726 words.
Drama at Hassayampa River Preserve  Text and photo by C. Remmerde.

Elk at Grand Canyon   Text and photos by C. Remmerde.

Endless Opportunity by C. Remmerde

Fashion on the Ranch   An essay by Laura Remmerde.  1475 words

Fox in My Yard Text and photo by C. Remmerde.

Foxes on the Sonoran  Desert  Journal entries from the Sonoran Desert.   Text by C. Remmerde. Photographs by C. Remmerde and U. Ashby.

Fox Nest   Photos and text by C. Remmerde.

Fuel for War   Opinion by Mark Flashberg

Gambel Quail Nest   Photos and text by C. Remmerde.

Gardening the Desert  an essay by Jon Remmerde.  5047 words

Grey fox drinking water.  Text and photo from the Sonoran Desert, by C. Remmerde

Hard Times in Paradise   An essay. 7,107 words. This essay describes experience I described in chapter two of my book, Somewhere in an Oregon Valley. The emphasis is different in each writing. Some details I've selected to write about are different in each writing. The theme is different, aimed in a different direction.
Art is a  process of selection and organization. The differences between what I've selected from experience to write about in this essay and in chapter two illustrate how differences in selection and organization can lead to different conclusions, different themes, a different ambience.

 Harvesting Wild Asparagus   Essay by J.R.  1024 words.

Home is Where Affection Calls   Essay by Laura Remmerde.  941 words.

The Housekeeper and the Poet   An essay by Laura Remmerde.  Published in The Christian Science Monitor.

Housework by Gender   Essay   1393 words.

How I Didn't Download Ebooks   Essay by Jon Remmerde,  1,118 words.

How I Found My Way Home  An essay by Juniper Kistner (nee Remmerde).

 'How's Your Writing Going?' and Other Scary Questios People Ask, an Essay by Amanda MacNaughton.

 Images Captured without a Camera  1355 words.  I wrote this essay about twenty years after the time the previous essay about images addresses, more  than two decades ago, before digital cameras (There was a time when digital cameras hadn't been invented yet. They may have begun by the time covered in the essay, but if so, barely and primitively.).

The Interview that Almost Wasn't, with the Man Who is No More.   An essay by Amanda MacNaughton.  Published by Northwest Book Lovers.

Irrigating with Guidance from Water   An essay by Jon Remmerde.  1006 words.

Iron Thumb, Beavers and Me. 3970 words.

Liberating Horses   Essay  737 words.

A Man Called Grandma.  An Essay. 1021 words.

A Man of Power, with Spikes on His Boots   Essay.   858 words. 

The Man Who Drives the Moon   An essay by Laura Remmerde.  843 words.

Math times 4   Putting several essays about our experience educating our daughters close together on this website means there will be some repetition of material. I wrote for different markets at different times and took material from one experience more than once. Overlapping is not extreme here, however, and I decided not to try to edit it out.

Meeting Badger   Essay.  Photos and text by C. Remmerde.

Mule and Fence   Essay. 184 words

Music to Soothe the Savage Chickens  An Essay by Laura Remmerde. Published in The Christian Science Monitor.

The Nest in the Stovepipe  Essay and photo by C. Remmerde.

Night on Bald Ridge  An essay by J.R.  1315 words.

No TV, No Cell Phone.  An essay by Jon Remmerde.

Now Everybody Will Want One   An essay by Laura Remmerde.  524 words.

 The Ordinary Start of My Extraordinary Day by Juniper Kistner nee Remmerde.  An essay.

Our Daughters Helped Plan Their Education  An essay. 1341 words.

Pack Rat Midden  in My Yard   (On the Sonoran Desert) Essay and photograph of gopher snake by C. Remmerde.

Pack Rat update from C. Remmerde.

Predator Overload   An essay from the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. Text and photo by C. Remmerde.

Quail in My Yard   by C. Remmerde.

Quiet as the Desert Night    Essay.  Published in the Christian Science Monitor.

Quiet People in a Noisy World  Essay.   Published in the Christian Science Monitor. This is the title essay of my book Quiet People in a Noisy World, available as an ebook and in paperback by ordering from this website.

Raising Five to Garden.  Essay by Jon Remmerde.  832 words.  Published in The Christian Science Monitor.

Reading in Winter   Essay by Amanda MacNaughton.  Published by Northwest Booklovers

A Sufficiency of Butterflies  Text and photo by C. Remmerde.

Sunshine after Rain.   Essay and photos by C. Remmerde

Teaching Gregg, Learning from Gregg.  An essay.

The Teeter-Totter of Women and Art    An essay by Amanda MacNaughton

Three Trees with One Cut     An essay.

Trilling  Nighthawk .  Photo and text by C. Remmerde, on the Sonoran Desert in Arizona.

Trillions for War   Opinion by Mark Flashberg.    501 words.

Troll  Text, photo and sculpture by C. Remmerde.

TVless in a Television World. An essay by Jon Remmerde.

Unspelling   An essay. 1,236 words.

C. Remmerde's update on birds in Congress, Arizona.

 August 5   Venison Summer   An essay. 7681 words.

Walking the Dog   Text and photo by C. Remmerde. 

A Waterfall in Our Backyard  An essay.

Webmaster's Journal   September 10, 2017.  What I'm doing and why.

Webmaster's Journal   September 17.    What I'm doing and why and why not.

Webmaster's Journal  September 28

Whale Boat Ride   Essay.  Photos and text by C. Remmerde.

What Do You Mean, "Bookseller Is Not An Occupation?"   An  essay by Amanda MacNaughton.  Published by Northwest Book Lovers.

When Juniper Was Three.   Essay 314 words

Wild Animals on the Sonoran Desert   Text and photos by C. Remmerde.

Wild Animals on the Sonoran Desert 2   An essay by C. Remmerde.

Wild Animals Who Come to Visit   Journal entries from the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. Text and photos by C. Remmerde.