The other day, hiking near Round Mountain in Castle Valley (we call it Round Mound), I spotted this spine + ribs just off the path–probably from a deer, probably killed by coyotes. It has to have been there for awhile, picked clean and bleached white.
I see small groups of these when I drive to Grand Junction once a week. They are fast, and very wary of cars. It’s been hard to get a picture of them, but today I captured a few. Really happy with how this turned out:
My morning routine is pretty solid: – let dogs out – drink coffee asap – have no interactions with arachnids Found this scorpion in the sink, very startling. I don’t have the mental fortitude to deal with this so early, so I trapped it under a mason jar, and then put the dish tub a […]
In the little garden just outside my office, I have a few bird feeders set up. Mostly little sparrows and, more recently, lazuli bunting. I love watching them fly about, chattering and arguing about who is entitled to which perch. Beneath the feeders, even more little birds hop about and eaten the fallen seeds on […]
Ten years ago today, 9/25/06, I first started talking to some girl I met on the internet. We were both members of a small writing forum called Liberty Hall, where you would write one story per week after looking at a writing prompt, and spend the rest of the week critiquing other stories (and having […]