Susan Johnson commentator Tom Johnson / Courtesy Susan Johnson Susan Johnson is a poet-biologist-rhetorician who teaches business communication at UMass Isenberg School of Management. She lives in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Ways to ConnectWebsite Email 'Reading' The Mountains Of Western Massachusetts By Susan Johnson • Dec 5, 2018 Charlie Kellogg / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/papa_charliegeorge Listen Listening... / 2:36 Standing on top of Mt. Holyoke, I can see Mt. Greylock to the west, and Mt. Monadnock to the north. Nature Is My Recuperation, A Hospital In The Original Sense By Susan Johnson • Oct 4, 2018 Nicholas A. Tonelli / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/nicholas_t Listen Listening... / 2:35 A search-and-rescue team carried me down on a stretcher. They hoisted me high up into the trail’s hemlock and spruce so I was surrounded by their needles and resin. When Cats Bring The Outside In By Susan Johnson • Jul 12, 2018 David Merrigan / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/daveograve Listen Listening... / 2:40 When I first met my future husband, he asked me to go for a walk. "Sure," I said. "I’ll go get the kittens," he said. Hiking To Earn The View, And See Far By Susan Johnson • Apr 13, 2018 Thomas Thompson / Courtesy of Susan Johnson Listen Listening... / 2:37 I began hiking regularly with a friend and her chubby dog eight years ago. The friend worked a 9-to-5 job, so neither she nor her dog got much exercise. But on Saturday afternoons we would hike. On The Virtues Of Not Having A Cell Phone By Susan Johnson • Feb 6, 2018 Pxhere / Creative Commons Listen Listening... / 2:43 "You should have a cell phone," my mother-in-law says.