The twisted, reaching trees… … from whom we learned our bodies … … reflect in the water, just as we reflect in them. And there in the mind and all the deep […]
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 […]
The trees of Cascadia are ancient, yet so new compared to the mountains… yet it is the mountains, living, that the trees watch. St. Elias Mountains, Cascadia These change power the biogregion. […]
One of the cool things of the human mind is that it can concentrate not just on planes and lines but on points within them and the relationships between them. Look, though, […]
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 […]
The understory is not nutrient rich. It fades to pale colours. Cedar Falls What it is, however, is deep. If you want richness, well… Kalamalka Lake … in the sun with the […]
Ah, the cedars of Cedar Falls! Such a beautiful coastal landscape. The rainforest! The great green land! Wondrous. Look again. These are one landscape. That is Cascadia.
The flicker perches in the flame. The damselfly survives the cold of September, extending summer, by perching on a rock that absorbs the flame. Humans hold the flame (of burning flicker trees) […]
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.
When winter approaches, you can just leave. Or, you can leave your old stalks up in the sky to gather the snow. Or to spread seed. Of course, you can also hide […]