https://youtu.be/sfZBBh6uPzk I took a trip down US-98 today after what feels like weeks at home. I am four months into remote work with no end in sight.
Not long after the guns of the Civil War fell cold in the 1860s, John Muir opened a notebook and inscribed his name on the frontispiece. “John Muir, Earth-Planet, Universe,” he wrote, situating himself as firmly as any of us may hope to do so. And then he started walking, a thousand miles or so,… Continue reading Muir’s Notebooks: Thinking and Working in the Age of Distraction
I haven't been doing a great job lately of promoting my Minute Wild videos, but hey, you can always visit the channel on Youtube. Now with 17 minutes of enriching content! 😉 Maybe you would like to spend a minute alongside the lapping waters of the Gulf of Mexico? I've got you. https://youtu.be/PffixNe850w Need a… Continue reading Minute Wild
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMqNeunBhIM Hey, the weather can't always be nice.
Sixteen pines mark my quarantine transectthis little quadrangle a world of worlds of being and becomingof platonic forms shapingfuture dream etudes where I spin in Fibonacci circles to see it alland always fail These sixteen pines a Myrmidon crewserving petulant songbirds dashingfrom light to shadow Their songs the hymns of Ithacathe hymns I have always… Continue reading Sixteen Pines
Recorded at Lake Talquin State Forest, March 29, 2020. It was exceptionally hot and difficult to see the screen down on the ground for this little scene. I moved the camera halfway through (before this scene starts) and didn't notice until I got back off of the trail later that the hole was out-of-focus. What… Continue reading Minute Wild: Ants at Lake Talquin
It's easy to practice social distancing when you're the only person on a 10-mile trail. https://vimeo.com/401984999
Opal we called the lake where X-ray sunlight cast shifting pillars of warmth into jeweled depths