This morning, out early to let out the dog who seemed to have urgent need, I encountered a robin in full featherage sitting motionless beneath the bird bath. The bird didn’t so much as flinch as River and I walked past. After I put the […]
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, […]