Available wherever fine books are sold, or
directly from Pine Orchard.
Wholesale distribution from Ingram, Baker & Taylor,
Books West, and Partners West.
Shop in Eugene at Tsunami Books, Past and Presents at the
U. O. Museum of Natural and Cultural History, and Emerald City News & Gifts
at Eugene Airport.
Weathered Wood © 2008 Judith K. Berg.
Book and Cover Design by Matt Gravelle.
Published August, 2008 by
an imprint of
Pine Orchard, Inc.
and Other Short Stories
Soft Cover, 94 pages. $9.95 Retail.
From Judy Berg's imagination comes short stories of
mystery, humor, and our finite existence. She explains, "Many ideas
for these stories materialized during the long hours spent as a
professional wildlife researcher alone with the natural world."
Weathered Wood follows her award-winning hardcover
book, The Otter
Spirit, that chronicles the life journey of a river otter
and the autobiographical complement of the otter's researcher in a blend of researched facts, firsthand
observations, interpretive illustrations, descriptive poems, and Native
beloved dog Rusty was the inspiration to write 'Rustyís Nose Knows for
Sure.' His curiosity discovers a murder, but his intelligence finds the
killer. Taking on the animalís point of view is an entertaining approach
to this adventure in her dogís life.
Some other stories share this intrigue
and fun while others reveal simplicity of life with lovely landscapes of
enjoy 'Weathered Wood' and 'The Perfect Fly Fisherman' for intrigue
and mystery, but 'The Meadowlark Sings' and 'Finite' are favorites
because of their soothing approach to simplicity, life, and nature."
Gravelle, Ph.D., Publisher, Editor, Educator
"[Rusty's Nose ...]
made me more aware of a dog's point of view and the
importance of listening to animals' voices."
"As I read each story,
I could see you in each situation. It colored my whole outlook and
made each event seem personal. I truly enjoyed your ability to transform
an occurrence in your life into a story."
stories are very sensitive and well thought out. You incorporate Mother
Nature and the cerebral very nicely."
David Galfond, Writer