Look at the sun far below, waiting for their water! Look at them all, waiting for the wind!
Here in the winter of settler culture, the cold people, aka lichens, are in bloom. This is their time of glory, when the sun is warm in the thin surface layer above […]
In the November sun, the mullein’s hairs soften its outline in the light. They hold the plant’s water and keep it from the sun. They keep it. In the December fog, the […]
This is how we change the world. We change the world. Mullein Changing the World on Some Crushed Gravel Leftover from Road-Building This is going on across the slope of a gravel […]
The time for playing in the woods is over. So many powerful dreams end with the wonder and practical reality of the frost. But then a new door opens. One becomes attuned […]
It’s fascinating, really. Water bends along lines of contact, changing angles of light, and otherwise stretches out in flat planes. The same world is available to be seen under water, yet is […]
At first, it appears that all the dawn light is in the sky. But it is also in the mist that rises off the water. Look at how pink it is! The […]
A week ago at Big Bar Lake, winter began. The whole sky flew straight up. And then only quiet was left. Let’s call that readiness.
Wasps aren’t just creatures of the air. They ride the waters like sailboats. And what waters! They last a day, then the sun takes them away. But in the meantime, the wasps […]
Energy building in the sky. Seven hours later, a bolt of lightning arced from the earth to meet it. It’s not so unusual. It happens all the time, in many forms.