Book of Noticing Events


This snapshot from a 1940s manuscript courtesy of Paul Walker on Flickr

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Sunday, September 8, 1-4 PM, at Trail Wood in Hampton, CT
Sit Spotting at Trail Wood
The sit spot is a surprisingly powerful practice that can help you unwind, tune into the natural world, and generate curiosity and creativity. Come to learn more about the psychology of the sit spot, reflect on some creative works that arose from it, spend time in nature practicing it, and wrap up with time to quietly create and compare notes with other sit spotters. Watch this space for more details.

Saturday October 5, 2019, 2-4 PM, at Northwest Park in Windsor, CT
Beckoning the Mountain: Honoring Nature , Reflection, and the Creative Self:
Join nature writer Katherine Hauswirth, author of The Book of Noticing: Collections and Connections on the Trail, in an exploration of stillness and observation in nature and how this can help with a sense of connection and creativity. She’ll share an award-winning piece from her book and offer tips for making the most of even brief forays into the natural world. Participants will part ways for a segment of the session and spend time alone in nature. There will be time at the end for reflecting on the experience and discussing how to take it further.   Watch this space for more information from Friends of Northwest Park.