Seriously, out in the shrub steppe it does get windy, and losing a hat is a real thing. The sun can then burn you into a lump of tar. I had a […]
The air lowers its pressure with altitude, and fog appears. It lowers its pressure above draws of water, as well (the ones that are usually considered draws in the land), creating streams […]
See the deer trails to the left of the bluff in the middle of the image? Here’s some more, 500 metres to the right. They look like slumping patterns on the hill, […]
Look how simple these high European landscapes are, how swept by the sea, how chewed by cows, how much the earth has been given over to the sky. Now, compare with the […]
Size is relative. Grasslands are forests, too. They only appear short because we walk in the sky.
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 […]
The does are all off birthing, which leaves the stags to avoid the choke cherry breaks and hang out together in the sun. The other 3 are off the image to the […]
Blending in. Got a problem with that? McLaughlin Canyon Road, Okanogan County, Washington
Both are cheating gravity by using its tension to provide the ladder of form. That’s life!
Good to remember the force that makes the hills. Moon Over the Yakima River Canyon, Umtanum Creek