Tag: nature

tree trunk, tree branches

We are Evergreen

The trail drew me like a siren’s song, to a rock facing a tree with a niche at the bottom. It reminded me of a fairy home. Behind it, there was a large swath of rust-colored ferns which had recently died in the cold night-time temperatures. Although it’s […]

elk with harem, Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain Interlude

I’ve been thinking a lot about some new concepts and ideas. I get bits and pieces here and there, and try to find the construct in which they all fit just right. Of course, I only do this when I’m not so busy there is no time for […]

white pelican in flight, Barr Lake, Colorado

Getting Grounded

Most of my work is, well, all in my head. I’m reading, writing, analyzing, interviewing, and meeting with people. Sometimes, I spend nine or ten hours without even leaving the fourth floor of my office building. I’m very focused, and I get a lot done. But at the […]

bee, oregano blossom

Bee Aware

We’ve all heard about the endangerment of the bee population, primarily due to an often-used herbicide. It’s tragic and could have quite an impact on the environment and our food supply if not reversed somehow. So I’m always thrilled to see bees thriving in today’s environment. When a […]

water, rocks, ocean, beach, wave, Laupahoehoe park

Connecting with the World Outside

I forget that it’s all inside. There are the five elements – earth, fire, water, air, and ether. The first four are well-recognized ancient building blocks of everything. The fifth one is occasionally forgotten. Sometimes, I long for something that is REAL. After all, I work in an […]