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The plan is the process, the process is the plan

I can’t draw.  It isn’t that I am not ‘artistic;’ my home is full of paintings, sculpture, and furniture I have made.  More precisely, I can’t draw a plan for my ‘garden.’  And that isn’t to say I couldn’t draw a … Continue reading

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Two bright spots and a dark cloud

A week ago I set about gathering up my primary natural resource: the almost unbelievable leaf drop from a whole bunch of very appropriately named Bigleaf Maples.  Four hours of scrambling about on my hands and knees netted me a … Continue reading

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What if I wasn’t around to hear it?

It wasn’t that long ago that I was predicting the future of the deeper forest beyond my clearing: by looking at the trees and guessing their approximate age, I can guess that many of them, the bigleaf maples anyway, are getting … Continue reading

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