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Like mushrooms in the moss, houses appear overnight where once deer and birds shared solitude with trees. Like ant’s single-minded march to unknown destinations we lug all we own from home to home telling ourselves this will be the last … Continue reading
Walking through the enchanted wood, where nothing happens but anything could. ©Sharron R. McMillan
“One gram of moss from the forest floor, a piece about the size of a muffin, would harbour 150,000 protozoa, 132,000 tardigrades, 3,000 springtails, 800 rotifers, 500 nematodes, 400 mites, and 200 fly larvae. These numbers tell us something about … Continue reading
My view changesfrom dark silhouettesagainst grey backgroundto back-lit 3-D forestwith sun highlighting golden pointson mossy logs. Another morning in paradise.
Sing in the shower at the top of your lungs, you’ll feel great all day.Smile at others and you’ll get smiles right back.Breathe in green forest scents and you’ll be lightheaded with happiness.Stare at sea gulls riding the waves and … Continue reading
Sapsucker ‘Red breasted’ Sphyrapicus ruber Frequent visitor. Subspecies of yellow bellied sapsucker found here on the Pacific Coast. Food: Sap, fruit, arthropods. it drills neat rows of holes in bark of trees, later visiting the pits to lick up sap … Continue reading
In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers. ~ Joseph Chamberlain