Guy Fawkes Day, 2019

Guy Fawkes Day November 5, 2019 In the late afternoon the shadows of trees and plants are projected onto the adobe walls where I live. Is the shape of a thing is clearer when all detail is removed?

Texas spiders, September 22-23, 2015

Yesterday morning a Green Lynx spider attacked the last of the three Zipper spiders who had webs on the kitchen side of the cabin. I saw a commotion out of the corner of my eye but it was still dark and I didn’t quite catch on to what was happening, and by the time I...

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...

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.