In this ancient stretch of earth our lives blink, moments, brief as the lace of snow. To have uncovered you, a jewel richly buried in shadowed soil, there growing, a watered fern, a river rock, glowing soft in the ground, moonlight, soul sweet, passion-dark magic strong; your heart, an amulet, such power […]
Amazing, it is November!
Sadie, my dear old girl, you are slowing down so much. It is really hard to see – especially since I know your heart and head are still in it, as befits a good border collie. You’re game for anything. I still remember the beautiful Spring day I found you; the day I sat on […]border collies
We are home ground. A piece of earth rich with every mineral, with water, and air. We are the place where I need to sit, with every inch of my skin. Where fibered roots reach deep,tendriled, complex, holding firm within a matrix of dark soil that will not shift in fear. We are a riot […]
I wasn’t the first enviro-dweeb to bastardise that cultural reference to underscore the demise of the American West under the hoofed locusts of the meat industrial complex, but I dearly hoped I might be one of the last. Lo, here we are nearly two decades later and still there are assholes like Cliven Bundy and […]militia, ranching