First snow

The first snow on the tops of the mountains On a hike above Arroyo Seco

Marco Polo en Français

I have taken to heart a friend’s reminder that watching films or television in a foreign language is a great way to learn that language. I devoured Netflix’s Marco Polo. Stunning visuals: Night sky Burning sparrows returning home as a strategy of war Lone rider Kokachin at the tree Marco chasing Kokachin Riders Another lone …

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Dead end fantasy for sale

This is one of my favorite images from Montana. And it pretty much sums up what Trump is selling, stripped of his facile lies.

Sugar sand

Round hay bales at Hy Court

Paris prep

Pondering all that was and was not in Texas, and the effect of my leaving. I miss the moon, but I am glad to be on my way. First thing in the suitcase is always the indispensable Michelin Plan de Paris, bestowing upon its user superpowers of navigation.

Elvis has left the building

I feel well and truly out from behind The Longhorn Curtain. Storms killed the flowers that were just beginning to lift their heads, and no doubt spiders, scorpions, and wasps will recolonize the cabin. No longer my concern! But I do miss the wild arugula I planted under the oak, that thrived in flood and …

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What once was

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