This eucalyptus-bark creature, his colors brought out by rain. What Dreamtime did he walk forth from, on soft hooves?
This basket of coreopsis flowers, a rich sun-gold dye plant, gathered and displayed by Rebecca Burgess.
This egg-painted chicken-door, at the Regenerative Design Institute in beautiful Bolinas.
This quicksilver mine shaft, once picked and blasted by humans, is now home to a very endangered species of California bat-- the Townsend's Big-Eared Bat. What echoes from the earth they hear in there, I do not know, what whispers from the quicksilver ghosts.... The beautiful strength of wild things, to make their homes in unlikely places, despite all odds.
This little scene of magic in our hearth... a hint at some forthcoming epistolary surprises...