It’s almost that time of year. The sky is getting ready.
On the grassland slopes, it is created by life bringing the sun to itself. You don’t have to wait.
Snow looks white and cold. It looks like a cold carpet over the earth. That’s the way a mammal thinks. A mammal has built itself around its own stove. To the creatures […]
The moods of flowering plants are in the whole plant and concentrate in more than just its blooms or fruit. These bud shells, for instance … … are as much blooms as the […]
What? Your calendar says “May”? What’s with that? Look again. It is the time for gold. Well, ore, at least. Well, leftovers from the mines up the hill. Oh, wait, there’s new […]
Someday the rowan berries are going to be ripe. Until then, there’s a robin waiting, still, as he was at first leaf. But now, not alone. A hummer! I’m […]
These are fast snakes. Usually they just zip by, a few inches up in the grass, and you hardly see them, but this one is trail smart, and has mastered the art […]
Remember the rowans of January? Well, it’s not like that now! Remember the rowans of St. Brigid’s feast day? Things have changed around this place. The rowans are uncurling. […]
Last night, the frost stayed away on this spring-two-weeks-too soon. The apricots are waiting for bees that are too cold to fly. Thanks, everyone, for your prayers. Tonight, though, is April 1, and […]
The ravens make a point of flying overhead and saying “Kalook!”, the flickers make a point of keeping me in sight, as they flit from tree to tree up the slope and […]