Flowers are lovely. Creatures come to settle in. The flower calls, and the world answers. It’s the same with the stalk. Those seeds aren’t going to be spread on their own! It’s […]
If you want to find beetles, give them a soft bed, the complementary shape to a beetle, and wait. They will come, because they made you that way.
Camouflage is the military art of concealment. As a word it has been back-engineered to apply to the actions of animals, like the toad below. The toad is not concealing itself, though. […]
Tangled, twisted, thin and nearly weightless flowers and twigs … … give rise to nearly weightless, flittery birds. It’s not the line of evolution that calls for attention but its balance.
Welcome to the green pistil of the brittle prickly pear cactus flower!They don’t bloom every year, but they sure have a green heart! And the sweat bee dives in head first. Perhaps […]
Do rocks collect saskatoons because they are focal points of life in the story of the land? Or because they collect heat and rain? It’s a question that goes to […]
Water is mysterious stuff. So is air. Sometimes air holds up water.Sometimes water holds up air. But there’s something else going on. Mud.What you’re looking at here is the bottom of a […]
Check this out. Here are two rose hips at sundown. Note the long stem, the flattened sphere of the fruit, and the long floral leaves. Now check out this mud puddle ice just up […]
Did you ever wonder … … where humans came from? Now you know. (Daily parajumping above Okanagan Landing, B.C. Dusk is the finest hour.)
I promised I would talk about practical applications for science based on observing the world in its own language. (This is commonly called phenomenological science, but I’m trying to find a simpler […]