I went to the most popular place of all to find out why the elderberries on the flat at the mouth of McLean Creek look like this, w with white, blue and […]
The process of spreading pollen among pine trees when the wind isn’t blowing is simple but energy intensive. Now, can you imagine having that kind of power? (He asks, as the […]
If you like eating the land, this ever-changing weather gives you a new pleasure these days: a chance to eat the night wind. Here at the northern range of Columbia Hawthorn […]
Distance is light, but darkness warms and invites. More specifically, the middle distance, deep within the complexity of nerves, within the body itself, comforts and invites with shelter. And not just shelter, […]
What is pale and drawn out by light and cold is not dead. The life is within, or, rather, it is concentrated, or distilled. When you walk through the cold, every twig […]
To find currants in the crowded foliage of midsummer, just be there in the fall, long after the berries have gone to the birds. You’ll know where they are. Wild crafters know […]
Choke cherry. Starry False Solomon’s Seal. Only one is a tree.