A sail is a solar-powered device, which inserts itself within the intersections of solar, aquatic and atmospheric energy, all of which ultimately formed either by the sun or by the forces of gravitational […]
The image below shows a water strider. It uses the intermolecular bonds of water to hold itself up. If you look closely you can see the water bend beneath it, as if […]
At the height of the Cascade Mountains, at the lip of the North Pacific Rainforest, two rivers rise: the Skagit, which flows on through a dam system to provide water for Seattle and seeps on through […]
High above the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater rivers, in the southeastern reach of my plateau homeland, the Camas Prairie catches the sky. The camas once bloomed in blue fields here. […]
Chapman’s Bar: a gravel bar in the Fraser River.As the heat breaks, the rain begins in the ancestral homeland of the grassland peoples. Some rocks never dried out. The spring river made […]
Human young returning from an exile in nature. Mountain returning from an exile in nature, too.Boundary Bay, Cascadian Shore
Lunch time in Boundary Bay, on the coast of Cascadia.
It takes a particle of light 100,000 years to rise from the core of the sun to its surface, eight minutes to make it to Earth, and no time at all to complete […]
Trees in the lake … … and loons in the trees. That’s good. ~ Otter Marsh, Big Bar Lake
Sometimes grass can be your wings.