A Rainy Day

A cool, humid day. This morning dawned red; now the lowering clouds have led to persistent light rain. The other day we had a thunderstorm and the first appreciable rain in many weeks. The drought conditions here have been reclassified from moderate to severe and the natural world is thirsty. Our farmers' markets show the … Continue reading A Rainy Day

Breath

A bright, breezy midsummer's day, the humidity slowly ascending, bringing the possibility of increasingly illusive rain tomorrow. The breeze whips the foliage, casting cinematic shadows through the shallow swale that runs behind our home. I've the window by my desk open and that same breeze breathes air into the room, warmth on the exhale and … Continue reading Breath