There is something to be said for peeing under the stars. Where the crickets can see you. I can hear them now with their staccato siren call. A surround sound symphony easing me into night.Read More
How beautifully simple life was when we camped here. Not that it was easy, but it was a special and peaceful time. I realize how lucky I was to have lived in nature while I was pregnant--ocean, mountains, desert, and also: dessert.Read More
The valley welcomes a new calm.
Outside, the air lets the sun shine through.
The wind is a welcome friend.
But, what happened to all the caterpillars?Read More
Sneaking out of the house,
before little eyes see me.
I walk up the mountain,
which I have come to realize
is really a hill,
and along the way I counted
Sometimes it’s the creatures that make the stories.Read More
Having been a city girl my whole life, it was a real shift for me to live in nature.Read More
Every night we are visited by hundreds or possibly thousands of: moths of all sizes, dragonflies, no-see-em’s (bobos), flies, mosquitos, tiny flying beetles, giant flying beetles, spiders, cockroaches, scorpions, and countless other bugs that I don’t know the names of.Read More
Photo Essay.Read More