The arrow-leafed balsam root is a great world for crab spiders, wasps, flies and bees, and blooms across the hills in the spring, one of the few native plants that can resist […]
Unfortunately, he practiced phenomenological philosophy (PPP! whew!) instead.
Let me show you something beautiful. Call it bunchgrass if you like. The form of these is a balance between all the forces acting upon them. Their spacing, for example, is a […]
Like the grass on the Big Bar Esker below, I don’t live in the straight beams of light. I live at the continuity of points of intersection with them, which bend in […]
Beautiful, isn’t it. This, too. Note the patterning in this kind of thing. Sure, it was carefully framed, but oh so many frames were possible. They all have pattern. They’re all beautiful. […]
Here’s what I’m talking about. Look how the sun and its shadows are interacting with the slopes of this ravine to create wet and dry, cold and warm zones (which alternate with […]
“Light travels in straight lines.” Yes, if observed from a science that measures straight lines. No, if observed from within light, within the world, within gravity or within perception. The statement is meant […]
Here’s an image of a fairly typical hillside on the west side of Yellowstone. Earth is fire: not just her core, but all of her. The steam, the wetland sedges and reeds, […]
Photography: writing with light. A more anglo-saxon suggestion is sun print. There’s more to them than prints on paper. See that? That snow buckwheat is light written or (im)printed on metamorphic bedrock, or, actually, […]
It’s not just that winter is coming. Its first breath is as much winter as its depths. We remember ourselves in it. We rise up out of the grass.