"In Praise of Downtowns," A Cape Cod Notebook, by Robert Finch
Credit : from the movie Voices from the Basement
A nature writer turns his observational powers on the city, as Robert Finch considers Boston's Downtown Crossing. He finds surprises, and cause for wonder, in this urban commercial crossroads, on this week's Cape Cod Notebook.
"Fossils in Blue Clay," A Cape Cod Notebook by Robert Finch
While abundant in many natural effects, Cape Cod provides few treasures to the fossil hunter. Nearby Gay Head is an exception. But this week, from an unremarkable handful of clay on the Outer Cape, Bob discovers microscopic fossils of ancient sponges, diatoms, and pollen grains.
"Why Did the Turkey Cross the Road?," A Cape Cod Notebook, by Robert Finch.
How did wild turkeys get into the National Seashore? On A Cape Cod Notebook this week, Bob Finch ponders the much maligned wild turkey, and recounts a near mythic tale of how the wild turkey was re-introduced to Cape Cod and the National Seashore, skirting the letter of the law.