September 5, 2017

Why Catch the Rain?

I live in a temperate coastal rainforest on the eastern Pacific Rim. We have more water than most, but it all comes in winter. Our cold inland sea has four thousand kilometers of shoreline, ringed by snow-capped mountains to catch […]
August 12, 2017

Camping on the trail of restoration

I have memories of camping in the High Sierra of California as a child with family friends. We carried extra food on a donkey named “pepper”, and the bears left claw marks on tree trunks, and there was lightning. I […]
June 19, 2017

Playing with mud

While planting a wisteria by the chicken coup with Adam and Ricardo, I witnessed micro erosion event take place. The wisteria was planted inside a circular dam and while filling it with water a portion of the wall collapsed followed […]