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 […]
Here is a grassland missing its flowers. Cows ate them. While thousands of people have been going to work in the valley below, and back, and forth, only the deer and a […]
Two days ago, I suggested that the former grassland hillsides of the Okanagan Valley (now large, private expanses of unproductive and water-wasting weeds), an area at least equal to the 100s of […]
Sumac turning before its time, in the smoky sun. I’d say she’s done this before.
In a year of stress, everyone, from those ants to the right to the leaf miner that left its trail in this cottonwood leaf, is mining the last pools of spring water […]
There is a way of increasing the effects of gravity. Here is a picture of the string theory of contemporary physics, out of the laboratory and in the real world. Call it […]
Oh, hello. It’s a thing. With legs like hers (she is, let’s say, about 7 centimetres from tip to tip ), you can jump from twig to twig, in three dimensional space. […]
They are still being born. They are countless and perfect. Born from suns themselves. At home in the complex interstellar environment. And now they are leaving home. Soon they will drift on […]
What starts out cool and soft and evaporating out of stone … … leaves stone behind, warm and hard and singing in the wind. These are the mysteries.
You know, swallowtails are striped so pretty. It makes for camouflage, when you’re in among the leaves… but is that really the whole deal? Have a look … It’s a motion blur! […]