In the unknown eastside of Oregon lies a land of color, texture, and light.
The aquamarine of the imagination
Part 14, still floeing, still flowing. 6 July There are several things I wanted to write about but keep forgetting, so, I’ll see how this goes – the ice push: the ice […]
Prelude to summer’s cauldron
“It would shock you too…” “…the things we used to do on grass.” (Brisbane, California 2018. See my other work here and here. XTC rules.)
Eastern Oregon. Fifty miles of inhospitable road offers this, and it is worth every inch.
The classic Fourth of July: rain, ice, and wind
Part 13, the ice and wind come to call. 2 July Rainy, windy, cold day yesterday. Rain finally cleared and I banded a few hapless birds. The egg season is slacking off. […]
If you’re young, what does national security mean to you?
If you don’t like what it means today, do something about it. In the early 1950s, I stumbled and bumbled my way through elementary school. The Cold War had begun, and we […]
Part 12, in which the Arctic poppies show their mettle, the snow bunting chicks emerge, and a polar bear leaves its mark. 27 June Although my alarm went off at 2200, I […]
Horrible things said and done by Donald and his Administration – April, 2018
In April, Donald’s awful behavior hit new records with respect to his adultery, race-baiting that specifically targeted immigrants from Central America and the Caribbean, and new policies that are anti-environment and pro-pollution.
Trees, and how to love them
On the last day of the world I would want to plant a tree. I have lately become taken with trees. This has been growing the past several years, as I have […]
Someone missed a small piece of sky
Part 11. The summer of abnormal distribution, fried radios, and a translucent moon progresses in the Arctic Ocean. 21 June Yesterday was a long day, and I never got to write. We continued confirming […]