Every piece of the bark of a ponderosa pine fits together… and comes apart. It is a kind of hieroglyphic language — a special one, in which each word is unique and […]
The mountain is not passive. Only finished products are passive. Only “naming” to make an action into a noun creates objects. That is the point of naming. The mountain, however, is an […]
In school we were taught that a teacher was someone who showed us how things are in the world. Really, it was someone who gave us letters and a means of turning […]
Life is a great force on this planet, but so is rock. Just look at this one!The interplay of this kind of steadiness and resistance within the web of life can be most […]
Here’s a local orchard advertising down home goodness.Note the weed-killing. (One year ago this was an indigenous grassland.) Literacy is powerful. I think people want to be deceived.
It’s an easy language to learn, a lot like watching stars. It’s not translatable into human words, but that doesn’t mean it’s not readable by humans. Even writable. I bet you could […]
So, the birds come to the local sumac bush, chitter, chitter, cheep cheep, chirp… … and do what birds do best (other than the chirping)… The Mathematics of Randomness, by Birds I […]