I write this as my dad is spending day five in the hospital for some pretty serious stuff. Seeing people (or animals) I love hurting and suffering is not something I cope with or handle well, so I thought perhaps reminiscing on my Chipmunk Daze … Continue reading1,800 miles: The Chipmunk Daze
Here’s the full salamander story for those who care/are interested. I don’t expect you (or you) to understand or feel the things I feel, but The Salamanders are something that have been a cornerstone for me during this past half year. It’s not a simple … Continue readingSalamander Army, Salamander Friends
Above: Wilson’s Warbler being cuter than need be. Below: Green-tailed towhee feeling like a new man. Hello and hi! It’s lately been pretty crazy over here with the birds. It appears that I have the most coveted puddle, where all the birds want to go. … Continue readingSo Fresh, So Clean
I like to hunker, usually alone, often. I get some slack for this, but I like and need to be alone, at least a good portion of the time. But the more important point is that my westward view is almost ideal, and I get … Continue readingSense of Place
Hello, howdy! I’ve had some people express interest in these photos recently…so given that bristlecones are by far one of my most favorite things in life, I was pretty elated that others found some solace and/or joy in them as well. I was recently asked … Continue readingEnchantment
Happy Public Lands Day! Public lands are pretty critical, pretty significant, pretty vital. It’s one of the main reasons I’ll never live east of New Mexico again. I need room to roam, as we all do, even if you aren’t aware of it. It’s a … Continue readingHappy Public Lands Day!