This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls. The sun shines not […]
FRODO: I can’t do this, Sam. SAM: I know. It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t even be here. But we are. It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger they were. And sometimes you didn’t want to know the end. Because […]
It wasn’t us. We are devastated. Praise Song Praise the light of late November, the thin sunlight that goes deep in the bones. Praise the crows chattering in the oak trees; though they are clothed in night, they do not despair. Praise what little there’s left: the small boats of milkweed pods, […]
As a passionate book and paper artist who has tried her hand at paper making, I have such affection for these little book artists and their lovely hand made paper. Learn more about bald-faced hornets here.
I was beginning to worry that I wouldn’t have an opportunity to spend some one-on-one time with one of my favorite native plants this year. Blue Grama is Colorado’s state grass and a real beauty. The prayer-flagged stems look like musical notes on a staff, the blooms like purple eyelashes. The grass is said to […]
We took our first trip up Old Fall River Road as everyone was heading home from the 4th of July holiday…
It was so hot last weekend. We ran for the mountains, the coolness, the melting snows of the high country. And the summer wild flowers.
Picked up Keri Smith’s lovely new book The Wander Society. Her blog is here. We’ve given most of her books to our little friends, Will and Julia – and we have read them too. We use them as inspiration for our own wandering. And we’ve wandered to our usual and a few unusual haunts. Some […]