A moon ago, snow became the light and light the snow. Female Staghorn Sumac, January 31, 2015 That’s the moon in the air behind. It fills it. It was a beautiful time. […]
There’s a place I know, and the sun was bright, so I thought, hey, why not go have a look? On February 22, no less! That’s pretty early. But most welcome!
Look how the frost blooms on the flower buds of the saskatoon bushes … … long after the day’s thin sun has wiped it from the sage and grasses … … and […]
Light is pretty great stuff. Add it to grass and it’s even greater. Water helps. A lot. Some forms of life are the embodiment of the energy of the intersection of water […]
So, you’re gushing over the watercress of springtime … … and who should come but some old friends you knew on the plateau years back … The Bohemian Waxwings Are Here! As […]
I want some. The hair, too!
I want to show you something amazing. This is the bunchgrass that made the West, and these are the deer that graze it. The grass looks brown, but that’s just the water-gathering stalks […]
Slide the land 100 kilometres over a volcanic island. Blow it all up. Spew molten rock. Let it cool for 55 million years. Add snow.Then sun. See what happens. The water erupts into fire! […]
What can I say. It’s a beautiful thing.
Imagine, you’re a crabapple tree, just hanging out. Kind of a foggy day. Then it happens! The waxwings are coming! And they are here, covering every tree in sight, taking turns to […]