Here you go. Not just a lump of basalt, eh. To look in, look out. No need to cut into your skull. Until you judge it, you are what you see. […]
Ah, the cedars of Cedar Falls! Such a beautiful coastal landscape. The rainforest! The great green land! Wondrous. Look again. These are one landscape. That is Cascadia.
This is the forest. This is the way the forests were 200 years ago. Welcome to the Savannas of the Marble Mountain Eskers.
No wasp, no thistle. Big Bar Esker, Marble Mountains No thistle, no wasp.
Wasps aren’t just creatures of the air. They ride the waters like sailboats. And what waters! They last a day, then the sun takes them away. But in the meantime, the wasps […]
A syilx friend has pointed out that every plant grows in relationship with another, and these relationships lead to antidotes and other companion uses. So, rock, brittle prickly pear, and desert parsley […]
Forget the trees, those weeds. Ridge after ridge, the buckled land is lit with a shimmering green flame.
Such healthy bunchgrass this year, in full flower. Glorious!
Grass evolved to thrive in hot fire landscapes. Given that human activity has increased heat and fire … … across the planet … … shouldn’t we stop mowing grass and … … […]
The mountains have bloomed for Easter. Beautiful Arrow-leafed Balsam Root! Beats me why the whole city doesn’t shut down and take to the hills. And yet, for all that gorgeous display, the […]