A crystal spectacle invites separate reflections in photography and language.Continue reading
A crystal spectacle invites separate reflections in photography and language.Continue reading →
A muskrat lives in the creek under the bridge where I cross into the woods every day. Ondatra zibethicus are particularly reclusive, so it took me a while to wise up to its presence. Danny and I saw one three years … Continue reading →
The cold weather has kept me more housebound than usual, but it also provides some fantastic frost formations. This morning I bundled up and went to the creek.Continue reading →
This peanut soup was inspired by my hankering for ramen noodles, but includes vegetables locally available in winter.Continue reading →
Why I won’t get a dog.Continue reading →
2018 was a year when I came back to nature photography with a vengeance. Here’s a retrospective of my monthly favourite photos since May.Continue reading →
This is a restrospective review on my favourite book of 2019. The Soul of Place (2015) by Linda Lappin has transformed the way I experience and write about nature.Continue reading →
These four images came from only 15 minutes in the woods with a camera phone. Practically everyone has a tool for creating works of art.Continue reading →
A sestina about panpsychism
…My arms reach around the grey beech.
Its smooth, cool bark always
draws me bodily to thrumming silence.
It penetrates truths humanity must dread.
Rootlets thread their countless neural lines
to a sleeping god’s dream…
After a painful arm condition, I’m grateful to be able to express myself in writing and photography.Continue reading →