HOW TO MAKE DAISY-DILL CAPERS When I look up a recipe on how to make certain things, there is always a long story attached to it. The story typically includes talk on how maker first came across the idea, the process, etc. Or there is talk about the ups and downs of making the... 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
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.
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 →