Within the wind… … there is stillness. Within stillness… …there is wind. All together now: Do you see that? That stillness and wind are one?
A week ago at Big Bar Lake, winter began. The whole sky flew straight up. And then only quiet was left. Let’s call that readiness.
When winter approaches, you can just leave. Or, you can leave your old stalks up in the sky to gather the snow. Or to spread seed. Of course, you can also hide […]
When the forest is kept from infilling with so many trees it becomes the home of fire, the trees recede and greater stories are told. What a wondrous world underfoot. The narrative […]
Look at the thules glow in the late season sun! No wonder summer houses were built out of this watery reed: watery coolness in the summer heat; heat as the fall drops […]
Asters love the woodland and asters love the shore. Here’s some in the pine grass. What asters really love at this time of year is a bit of shade. Long after the […]
Move over, Mississippi! Why is our beautiful clean river, the Okanogan, so brown when it hits the blue Columbia?* The Crossing This image was taken from the site of the old Hudson […]
White ash scribbler! Gardom Lake Compare the language of the poplar, which is less process and more about repetition and echo. And the firs and cottonwoods? Well. What benders. Firs dark, cottonwoods […]
It takes no shelter… …but it does what it does best: hang on.
If you would like to visit the sun, I suggest a late afternoon walk facing west in mid-August. Keep the water at your side and watch where you’re going! But, what colour […]