What NOT to do, if you truly care about the wild flora and fauna in your care...
Rats!!! Five little baby rats, and a mother scurrying around the mini-farm food beds, looking for a way in. What is a Druid to do?
A druid ritual celebration for the Season of Fog, as experienced in the Coast Range Mountains of California. Philosophy, and script.
Still a VERY long way to go, but I wanted to document the results of my first four months of effort on my first set of druid robes.
The bardic arts involve not only the expression of personal Awen, but also the preservation and transmission of beauty -- as with the unbidden blessings of Nature's Bounty.
A few weeks ago, the tiniest little Bewick Wren I ever saw flew out of a bush and sat on the fence while I snipped some kale for dinner, peeping at me continually, to let me know that this bit of the yard was his, that he was watching me, and that he was NOT AFRAID of me! I wondered: should I be afraid of him?
... I drove through a wall of fog to visit the coast redwoods of Muir Woods. They were sparkling in the full glory of their pale-green new growth for the year. And one of them beckoned me to touch her, and learn the reason why she lived so long...
How do you grow vegetables, given native “soils” of serpentine rock and magnesium-laden adobe clay — great for building missions, but not so good for planting and growing anything other than native plants? Here's one way.