Really. Look at it hanging there at the level of the mountaintops, and no more. Boiling off, really!
When warmer water strikes in colder air, it brings objects to life, by bringing it across a boundary of energy into a new state. It does so by moving the boundary. Rain […]
Time for prophecy? It’s a stand-off! I promise, I didn’t plan this when I placed them on the tree.
The tree is a ritual that grounds history at the heart of family life, revealing the duration of time, not its passing. The photograph is a ritual that grounds history at the […]
I just listened to a couple Canadian reporters talk about the stress of reporting on climate change and a hostile Earth firsthand during last months floods here in Northern Cascadia, and how […]
When water freezes, it has something to say. Sometimes it bends light. Sometimes it breaks it. Sometimes it sends it all back and remains hidden. And all the time, it interacts with […]
No geese in the sagebrush. No geese in the vineyard jungle. Little light, anywhere, but in the tomato field, geese, huddling to stay warm, eating by reaching forward with their long necks, […]
In 1951, there was a move to brand British Columbia, that wandering northern chunk of Cascadia, as “Totem-Land.” Maybe it was a cunning move: to get everyone interested in Indigenous family trees […]
Start with a grassland, maintained in a state of ecological diversity by human care for 5,000 years… …and under human use for 12,000 years. A productive grassland. Then add cattle. Hungry cattle. […]
Well, deer. Here’s what all that looked like a few days after the fire 9 1/2 years ago. The image below shows that fire retardant stopped the fire. Note the red chemical […]