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Fly Versus Spider

FlyVersusSpider

Recently I recorded the video below of a pitched battle in the window sill of my studio. Do you feel sadness for the fly during its last flailing moments or relief for the spider securing a needed meal? Below is … Continue reading

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Elegy for a Fir Tree

Douglas Fir Coming Down

A Douglas Fir in our backyard has died. Its picture perfect posture drew the eye heavenward through needles and cones up its narrowing spine Toward Infinity. The grandfather of the homestead made the blue sky coy as it played peek-a-boo … Continue reading

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Swimming Upstream

CohoSalmon

At Muir Woods National Monument I recently watched the endangered Coho salmon prepare to spawn, which is shown in the video below as a male and female make a redd for their offspring. (A redd is a gravel depression salmon … Continue reading

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