Nest I walked out, and the nest was already there by the step. Woven basket of a saint sent back to life as a bird who proceeded to make a mess of things. Wind right through it, and any eggs long vanished. But in my hand it was intricate pleasure, even the thorny reeds softened… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Criss Cross
To approach the beehive, beekeepers light a smoker. A bee smoker is a little lidded can with a built-in bellows. You start with a piece of crumpled newspaper, light it, and drop it to the bottom of the smoker, then use the bellows to puff puff puff until you get some good licking flames, and… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Fire
Once upon a time, in the first years of our marriage, M and I lived in Pittsburgh, PA. I was working on my master's degree at the Cathedral of Learning, and M was working at paying the bills and keeping us housed and fed. When the stress of either of those occupations got to be… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ An old film photo
He brought home a watermelon. I was craving fruit and he brought me a whole watermelon. A whole watermelon isn't an extravagance in the scheme of things. But if feels extravagant. And somewhat like that old joke where eternity is defined as a ham and two people. But I took to carving it up and… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Chopped
http://youtu.be/uj4Ub5v6mg0 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ These photos and post are in response to this week's theme for the 52 Photos Project. You should participate, too! Read about how it works here. You can see a gallery of everyone's photos for this week's theme here. To see a list of all my blog posts for this project, go here.
Crow's Fall When Crow was white he decided the sun was too white. He decided it glared much too whitely. He decided to attack it and defeat it. He got his strength up flush and in full glitter. He clawed and fluffed his rage up. He aimed his beak direct at the sun's centre. He… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Crop It