surface deep:: black and white # 2

All eyes on the pond for a look at the forecast:: hmm, cloudy.  Though if you shift a little and look past the mirror there's a whole world underneath that's elusive and slippery, like the fish spawning so deceptively still in their love making huddle . .. . until you try catching one and then,... Continue Reading →

A clean pond . . .

Two spring equinoxes ago we had a green algae profusion multiplying across the pond, which had taken on a fluorescent neon glow all over.  The algae was thick at the bottom and had made its way to the top, where it was spreading. We think it had this growth burst for a few reasons, one... Continue Reading →

fresh catch!

woke up this morning and found a headless, legless henny by the rain barrel . . . . presumably a raccoon dunned her in, and obviously she missed the nightly coop lock up.  so we took her down the mountain for a burial and en route stopped for a call to nature by the river. ... Continue Reading →

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