Perhaps “leaf” is a biased word and we should set it aside. Here, for example are some aspen “leaves.” They are called “leaves” because the tree has “leafed out” or, rather its […]
Very small, really. But, yes, us. That’s the important thing.
The bees that will pollinate the Nootka rose in the background here can only do so because of the willow in the foreground. Every year is a journey that starts with willow […]
The competition wasn’t even close. Congratulations, Magpie!
With this First Quarter of a Moon, I thought, the lake is breathing. Such intimate changes, step by step and wash by wash. In the creek, too. Psychedelic, even! When you look […]
Look at the ice I found up on the mountain today! Here’s the ice right beside it: And a few more centimetres to the left. Isn’t that beautiful! The bottom image appears […]
Nothing like a foggy morning after a cold night. Look how Oregon grape has taken it on as a rim of frost on the edges of her leaves. The red colour is […]
Bunchgrass writes on grass in a couple of ways. First, by providing shelter to the small people and encouraging them to write their stories. An, second, by listening to the wind. And […]
Start with a grassland, maintained in a state of ecological diversity by human care for 5,000 years… …and under human use for 12,000 years. A productive grassland. Then add cattle. Hungry cattle. […]
It is a complex world, that fully engages the mind. Patterns of lines, colour, shape, intensity and contrast are a natural environment for humans, and match the organization of our brains, nerves […]