Tag Archives: Nature

Amazing Tour of Southern West Virginia

An amazing tour of southern West Virginia coal country, with great pictures, best I have ever seen. He left out a most important aspect of West Virginia coal mining–see if you can find out what that is. http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1131804

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Perry Mann’s Thanksgiving Essay

After reading this you may want some of his other essays. For $3 postage I will send you Mann and Nature. You may order Secular Mann from amazon or buy it at Taylor Books in Charleston, WV or send me … Continue reading

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WENDELL BERRY–Get it while it lasts

I leave behind even my walking stick. My knife is in my pocket, but that I have forgot. I bring no car, no cell phone, no computer, no camera, no CD player, no fax, no TV, not even a book. … Continue reading

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Mann and Nature

A comment on Mann & Nature, a book of essays by Perry Mann. (To have your very own copy send me $3 for postage. Julian Martin, 1525 Hampton Road, Charleston, WV 25314. Contact me at martinjul@aol.com for more information on … Continue reading

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Birds, Lugnuts and an ’89 Caprice

From Joe, this and he is a doctor, too. Wednesday May 6th, 2015  I went to the Malden Public Service District Office and paid the sewer bill, then parked and walked along that road and looked for wildlife in the … Continue reading

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The Last Sanctuary by Perry Mann

Perry Mann is sending me his remarkable newspaper articles which I hope to incorporate into a book–his writings and L. T. Anderson’s need to be preserved. Those two are both natives of Hinton, West Virginia, and of the same generation. THE … Continue reading

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THE HEART IS STARVING by Perry Mann

THE HEART IS STARVING “It wasn’t food for the body alone that was being raised out there. I t was food for the heart. And the heart is starving in America.” The quote is from an essay written by a … Continue reading

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TO POSSESS IS TO LOSE by Perry Mann

TO POSSESS IS TO LOSE William Blake wrote a poem in which he advised that to bend to oneself a joy is to destroy the winged life but that to kiss the joy as it flies is to live in … Continue reading

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THE GI BILL AND SOLITUDE by Perry Mann

THE GI BILL AND SOLITUDE A former farmer and retired economist writes that the “intellectuals of ancient Greece claimed that ‘the great men of Greece were bred in the bedrooms of the rural regions, uncorrupted.’” He goes on to point … Continue reading

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DARWIN VINDICATED AND HIS THEORY AUTHENTICATED by Perry Mann

DARWIN VINDICATED AND HIS THEORY AUTHENTICATED I have always been an evolutionist. Why I never believed in Creationism, in spite of having been reared by religiously orthodox parents and grandparents, I do not know. Even though I sat and listened … Continue reading

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