Alice Savage
  • Houston, TX
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A teacher, nature writer, and world traveler, I believe in taking my two sons over seas and up mountains. Our family has had many adventures while learning to love the natural world and its people. Many of our stories are now recorded in
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Lessons from a Morning Walk

My son, Kaveh, and I have been taking a walk before school.  This is not so easy on a weekday, but it is a high priority.  We might make it around a block or two in ten minutes, and I am never, ever sorry.  Here is why.

On a recent morning walk, in the brisk fall air, we were…


Posted on December 7, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Looking for a Nature Fix in Houston

How do you find nature in an asphalt landscape?


      After a summer in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest, my children and I returned to Houston, their father, and our little house in the middle of a tangle of freeways.  We were happy to see friends and family but also dismayed by the heat, the…


Posted on September 21, 2013 at 5:30pm

A Win Win Saturday: Urban Farming & Kids Volunteering

You are never too young to plant it forward.


            The grackles are cawing from their perch on the telephone wire.  Below, Simon, Cam and I are shuffling through the dirt looking for rocks. We pick up a brown clod and hit it with a stone.  If it breaks, it is clay.  If it does not--if the clod has an almost…


Posted on September 11, 2013 at 5:30pm

Wrangling the Boys at Rainier National Park

(This post originally appeared on


 The boys and I always spend several weeks in Seattle each summer.  Usually, the long days at my father’s place feel languid, but this particular summer has been a bit chaotic, with multiple friends passing through town and…


Posted on August 5, 2013 at 10:41am — 2 Comments

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