Mental note – carry macro filters whenever I take hikes! We were up near Ukiah in an old growth redwood grove and stumbled upon a patch of these incredible slipper orchids. A friend at the Sf Orchid Society helped identify them as Calypso bulbosa, and these are the first native [...]
We are back in Mesa, Arizona for a family emergency. Times like these, I’m reminded how important it is to tell the people in your life just how much you appreciate and love them. As often as possible. Take a moment to call, text, or write a letter to someone you care about, because [...]
The title quote is from the film ‘Amelie’, which I felt inspired to watch at three am, the morning after we returned from Paris. Jet lag would not let me sleep any longer.
In the course of investigating the word ‘scurf’, I’m greatly amused that it can be defined as ‘a thin [...]