The land has a spirit. You can find it in a dead ponderosa pine. You can find it in a living stone. In the long life record of pine bark and pitch. […]
There’s a little bit of modern science that speaks for randomness, and an exquisite branch of mathematics that calculates it, and yet, as red osier dogwood points out, it’s not right. Rowan […]
You know, it’s beautiful. Patterns. A gravel pit, even. Now, if you walk to the side and look back, what do you see? Other patterns. Rhythms. And a relationship between round […]
On Earth, stars are not abstract symbols. They are particular. They are also less than individual. It is the human eye that sees a star, or shall we say “recognizes it”. This […]
Life branches. That is a consequence of being a chain of carbon and hydrogen atoms. Even the ants below are making branching patterns out of their nest. That’s the earth for you. […]
Music? Mathematics? Beauty? Life.
I feel this language in my bones, but it’s not in words… … or mathematics, as is this one, but what different mathematics they are! (And they’re not about numbers. You have […]
I’ve been showing you patterns in the leaves, and patterns of birds. Here they are together. One version of the theory of evolution holds that it’s all survival of the fittest, that […]