Last Thursday Jennie and gathered our cat, Nori, into her carrier and set off to the vet. Not really. In truth she was terrified as always and we had to chase her around the house to get her into the carrier. There is something about a carrier that triggers her PTSD and she becomes faster … Continue reading A Misadventure
We have had rain and the drought is hopefully broken, finally. After two years of drought it is difficult to believe our community averages over fifty inches of rain a year. One of the hen turkeys has returned and brought eight chicks with her. They are so small and adorable! Last year there were three … Continue reading Wildness
So...... in spite of my best intentions I have not posted in quite a while. No excuse really, just a nagging sense that things are spiraling into a new epoch of destruction that threatens to break my heart. The everydayness of catastrophe steals the words from my very mouth. I have been reading books about … Continue reading Singing in the Coal Mine
Spring has come to the South Coast, although the marsh is slow to green. Egrets and other waders have made their way to to its edge, the shallows a perfect mirror.