250 years old seems a good minimum, and then five years to lose all the needles. Then a Douglas fir is ready for a second life. Where else is a young eagle […]
It’s alive. Here is the Lake Quinault Douglas Fir. You are looking at the bodies of thousands of salmon rising into the sky. That matters, but what also matters is that our […]
The Interior Douglas fir, now that’s a lovely tree. Look at her standing up high in the dawn at Big Bar Lake. Red Squirrels, pileated and downy woodpeckers, sharp-shinned hawks, bald eagles, […]
The heart rises with it. Sunrise Over the White Lake Hills That’s the way it is on this earth, for creatures born to it.
The universe is mapped out in the bark of Ponderosa pines. I spent many afternoons in my childhood trying to read them, but haven’t figured it out yet. It’s a pleasing way […]
Ah, Autumn, season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…That’s what the poet said. Hardly! A Group of Starlings Gather in a Vertical Home Sewage Dissipation Apparatus Keats was right, there’s a lot of […]
Trees are great energy machines, transforming the nuclear fusion reactions of the sun into matrices of carbon and water. How cool is that? Here’s what that energy looks like when it leaks […]