What if farmers started working with ants the way they do with bees? Would not farming become both herding and the development of the greatest possible ecological diversity? Would that not reverse a great […]
The sun came in under the clouds and illuminated the buffalo country. I felt the absence of the buffalo keenly. “Nature” seems to be no replacement.
The earth is warming, globally. There are many factors for this warming, including carbon emissions, methane emissions and urbanization (which changes light absorption patterns), among others, likely even including long-term non-human cycles, but […]
From the shore where fresh water mingles with salt …. …and the tide comes in and out and humans erect the stories of themselves they have always lifted into the sky… … […]
It is the task of every culture to sustain itself, and it is the task of every culture to provide the tools to its people, that they can use to sustain themselves after the […]
Likes it hot, likes it dry … … and has a beautiful off-white fur coat. The only downer is that it appears you have to make your living in a highway […]
Ladies and Gentlemen, the concert hall. Note that the violin is strung, and that the player has taken an unusual position. Stéphane Grapelli wouldn’t have done it like this, but then he […]
Welcome to the wavy leafed thistle, the bunchgrass thistle.Beloved of insects. Often because it’s the only native flower left. But also because it provides a solid landing pad. Very kind. And it’s […]
How cool is that! Or, rather, how hot. A first for me. It appeared to be looking for a nesting site.
Some people look at the flax, that used to keep people clothed in the cold, and think, “My, that makes life worth living.” And other people just whack it down. […]