Ai Wei Wei’s Zodiac: The Ebbing of the Year of the Ram The year begins singing its death song as fall blooms on the prairie and the days hover in the pendulum swing between abundance and dearth, life and death. Outside, the yard is full […]
Seasonal living and the sensual, sensate life.
Prairie Chicken People keep asking how I am settling in to prairie living. I could tell them about the long fall, astonishing for its temperate days and nights, that I sleep with the window open and have scarcely worn anything covering my legs from October […]
First serious snow of the year on the mountain—about five inches–and I am thinking about the long winter season to come as I gaze at my window boxes full of white mounded pansies. Winter isn’t really here just yet. In October, the season teases: One day there’s snow, […]