White Pine

By David Rhodes | November 30, 2011


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The smell of fresh-cut pine is all around at this time of year at stands selling Christmas trees, and deep in the winter woods. Novelist David Rhodes has been thinking about the smell of white pine and the way scent and memory combine.

David Rhodes

David Rhodes

David Rhodes is the author of the award-winning novel, Driftless. He lives on 35 acres of land in the Driftless region of Wisconsin.
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