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The Ladder

At first, I was the youngest. Too young for my name, Deirdre, my family called me Deedee. I was the youngest of the first batch of cousins. I just adored those older cousins and watched them go, one by...

On the Nature of Collaboration

Consider this my love letter to collaboration. I have often said that if it was God’s intention to create the perfect work partner for me Marilyn Rackelman would have been the result. As it happens, Marilyn and I taught...

The Everglades and Knowing

There are no other Everglades in the world. They are, they have always been, one of the unique regions of the earth; remote, never wholly known. Nothing anywhere else is like them.
– Marjory Stoneman Douglas