The way to merge with the Earth for improved thinking is both obvious and hidden, and that depends on who you are. A standard way in contemporary Western culture is to make […]
What great news. The EU has voted to ban the outdoor use of neonicotinoid (nicotine derivatives) pesticides, due to their accumulative environmental harm on bee populations. Here are some, domestic and wild, […]
Balance, that’s the thing. The deer eat the buds of Siya? in the winter, as they hang down nice and low. This nibbling stiffens the branch and forces it up and out […]
A bee… A Tiny and Courageous Bee A crab spider blending in… Crab Spider in the Central Balsam Root Bloom The hunt is on.
When the wind is a bee. Filbert catkins, waiting for the wind. When a bee is the wind. Well, a wasp, but what a tiny beauty with her fur stole! […]
So, two honey bees and a host of wild bees, of many species. That sounds manageable. But, what’s this? A host of honeybees and a few wild ones? Can that be right? […]
Yellow-Bellied Marmot, Nicola Lake Pretty early, I’d say. I wonder what it knows.
Artifice wants you to look away, but if you look at it, you will see marvels. The human body meets the giants (here Lombardy poplars full of starlings) and responds, body to […]
Stronger than gravity. Stronger than anti-gravity It has edges, but resists them. Even when it doesn’t evaporate, it climbs. We recognize these forms, because we are water. We stare into it. Whoa. […]
Ah, so beautiful. Warming and cooling and sun shining through the ice, melting it from below under its icy skin, have made a beautiful thing, neither winter nor spring but both. Pretty […]