One of the great things you get to do as a porcupine is drag your big tail full of hair and quills behind you in the snow. Carving it. The wind does […]
Well, California quail, at any rate! And once again with the Earth in winter plumage! Up up and away! We are blessed.
Water makes circles and spheres. Ancient glacial rivers made these. And they slow water down today. Note how the bare soil doesn’t. Amazing!.
Look what happens! The grass grows, and dries in the sun, to catch the snow. No snow. A raven, though! But look… … then it snows. Now the grass is bent in […]
The Beauty of First Snow at Dusk!
I just thought you ought to know.The sagebrush buttercups are here. Snow, you scare no one no more. Not the prickly pears. Not the moss. Not the grass. The sun is back.
This is not a metaphor. It is a projection. Across 135,000,000 kilometres of travel through emptiness, the sun reforms. The earth focusses it. Call that fire, that ancient word for coals: red. Call […]
Grass is one of the clever plants of our planet. Look how these grasses are using the weight of snow to bend their stalks down. When the snow falls off in a […]
Happy New Year!
Light is a form of darkness. Look at these leaves burn their way through the snow, precisely because they are dark. Darkness is a form of energy. Notice how bright it is! […]