This is what our parents’ farms largely look like today, after we were taken away by promises of distant glories.This too is an image of war. Our parents came through the Second World […]
Some people just can’t help gardening. Take the local porcupines, for instance. They love to chaw down on the pile of cull apples a farmer dumps at the top part of his property, […]
In the summer, light strikes the leaves of the dogwoods unevenly, as they flit about in their environment of light and shadow filtering through other leaves that move and shift with sun […]
Well met on the coyote trail. (It’s a big pic, just click it.) The world we share… Fruit for us, bark for her.
It is possible to read land by colour. The Douglas firs on the ridge line below are ready to pass through the coming winter. So are the yellow choke cherries in the […]
These are the wings for me! She was up on the hill today. Here’s the hill, for context: Nice, huh! I could so live there too.
Well, Jack O’Lanterns (Not eaten.) Boo!
Ah, the noble stag, majestically ruling its wild kingdom in parallel to the worlds of men. Here you can see a young mule deer buck framed against a hillside sculpted by humans […]
Life in the sky… … vanishes (This is a form of ripening.) At first it is nowhere to be found. Bones are everywhere. The sun has burnt everything away.Not everything. There are bee caves. […]
Here’s my front yard. Note the flowers I have planted instead of a lawn. It has been a very exciting place lately. Dozens of species of bees and many species of beetles […]