- December 31
- Howdy. I'm a runner. A quasi-naturalist-wannabe. Reiki Master. I take a l-o-t of pictures of plants and whatnot. I'm based in Vermont. Caretaker of black cats, protector of red efts. I'm over at musingsfromdave.blogspot.com.
MY RECENT POSTS
- exploring the known universe
October 26, 2012 09:09PM
- guest post from an animal
October 25, 2012 11:19PM
- the second milkweed pod’s
October 22, 2012 05:40PM
- what does being an amateur
naturalist look like?
October 21, 2012 08:10PM
- A journey up into the 100 acre
October 20, 2012 01:53PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “I haven't been on this
site in a while, so to come on
see this post
November 15, 2013 05:10PM
- “"unethical"? I don't see
how it could be.
November 15, 2013 05:07PM
- “daisyjane, I so agree. I
fondle those things, and then
October 23, 2012 11:09AM
- “Thanks, Zanelle! That
means a lot, coming from
October 22, 2012 08:28AM
- “Oh my god, I rated an
Art James AND an Emmerling
Yay! Thanks, guys!
October 21, 2012 08:16PM
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I am in that mad rush of last-minute packing for my hiking trip in the White Mountains. Must.Get.One.Last.Post.Up before I go.
Nikon with 85mm. The precision focus is alarmingly fun.
Lumix point-and-shoot. Not as great control over where to focus, but I can get right up in this… Read full post »
Iâ€™ve been pretty busy lately, and I havenâ€™t gone as far afoot as I might like, but geez, thereâ€™s still plenty going on within sight of the house. Thereâ€™s the brown-eyed susan update, for one:
Two days later. Someoneâ€™s been chomping on a petal. This shot reminds… Read full post »
Ohhhhâ€¦what a rough week. Life is all about balance, yes? This week, after several weeks of â€œsoonâ€ and â€œalmostâ€, circumstances finally resolved themselves such that I am now able to work from home. This led to an absolute quantum leap in productivity, but at some personal cost. Combined with… Read full post »
I went for a three hour walk with a friend in some nearby woods that are famed for their wildflowers.
The stream in this bed was sometimes above ground, and sometimes below ground. A mystery for another day.
That green haze on the forest floor is a veritable… Read full post »
The usual forays occurred today.
No, I donâ€™t get tired of these, thanks for asking. Eastern blue-eyed grass.
This spider was, no kidding, chasing me. Iâ€™d back off, it would follow. It hid under a leaf for a while, no doubt contemplating how many bites it could get out… Read full post »
eastern blue eyed grass
the daffodils were undeterred after yesterdayâ€™s freezing rain kicked off the day. â€œscrew it,â€ they said. â€œweâ€™re opening up.â€
siberian iris shoots. just you wait.
%I… Read full post »
I donâ€™t know about you, but my brain melts at temperatures above 80 degrees. Itâ€™s Vermont. Itâ€™s March. Good Lord. The process of documenting springâ€™s awakening is UPON US, baby. The frogs started hollering yesterday afternoon. All kinds of things are happening-all-of-the-sudden, and here I am… Read full post »
Iâ€™ve been so focused on reading the land at a larger level of scale lately â€“ taking on whole stands of trees, whole hills and valleys in the woods â€“ that Iâ€™ve really kind of neglected a lot of old friends: individual trees and perennials that live along the dirt road… Read full post »