"I won't eat those!" says an associate of mine. "They are garbage. Ick!" Others tell me to leave them on the ice for Eagles and Otters. Whatever I do, don't put them back into the lake as they are a course fish...garbage fish, too bony and too small to eat. I study the small fish... Continue Reading →
Nom. Nom. Nom. Just in time for Christmas! As you are walking through the snowy forest, find a nice healthy spruce tree and snip off a few branches. Spruce smells nice, but it tastes even better...in a cookie! Yes, there are few steps involved. But they are so worth it. This is not your average... Continue Reading →
....the woods are lovely, dark and deep but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep and miles to go before I sleep *Robert Frost* Picture taken at the Ancient Forest, British Columbia
I'm not a complete wimp...I did have my eyes open the majority of the trip. I'm being dramatic. It is a freaky thing to know that you could plummet to your death multiple times on a voyage.
When I look at the world of fungi upon close inspection, I swear I'm on another planet sometimes. Colors, shapes and textures of the fungi astound me. Not to mention the area surrounding the fungus itself. It's truly is out of this world.
Funny thing is that I told my husband about my dream and how beautiful it was before it turned to ash. I said how everything beautiful fades, disappears or turns ugly. That was the pity, the blah, in me. I see that in these pictures however, I captured ever lasting beauty. In that, there is hope for today.
Moments with my family, my 'fun guys', are my most beloved moments. If those moments involve 'fungi', all the better!
It's a cool and crisp September morning. Birds still lay warm in their nests. The sun rises silently. It feels like it's greeting me personally, saying a quiet hello. "Hello" I whisper back. I wait patiently for the world to come alive. Silence
What could be more transient than a Burdock Burr? They sit there and wait until someone or something comes along and then they hook on, getting a ride until they are either picked off or rubbed off. I'm sure a good strong wind can disperse these velcro-like seed pods too. I've picked countless of burrs... Continue Reading →