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As I leave civilization

…it is not without trepidation that I travel, from my savoured highlands, down into the infamous 21st century cities of Western Europe.

I’ll be back.


Bi-seasonal…yes, I am

Sliding past winter to spring. The pleasure present and the pleasure soon to come. 18 weitere Wörter


Walkable Neighborhoods

My two cents worth… What is at the heart of a comfortably walkable neighborhood?

1. Public ways that have human scale. Like the above.

Comment: Originally built before autos—but still able to accommodate wagons and animals. 94 weitere Wörter


Coniferous Infrastructure

Water, flowing up and down the trunk road interstate, branches off to the regional limited-access freeway, then via highways to cities and on to local neighborhoods until arriving at each needle, each home…pausing at the stomata, before finally exiting to begin its mystical cycle again. 34 weitere Wörter



Oscar Hammerstein II, said that in the 1950s when he wrote the lyrics for the musical, The Sound of Music.

The title song has these simple lyrics. 133 weitere Wörter


Not yet

The snow hasn’t fallen in the valley yet this year, so all I can do is… 22 weitere Wörter