Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.
Fall foliage map (U.S.), showing when near, peak, and past. (smokymountains.com)
kale throws shade — literally, at 12 feet high (Atlas Obscura)
virtual plant walk: wild medicinals of Autumn: Autumn Olives • Elder • Wild Cherry Bark • Goldenrod • Plantain Dandelion • Burdock • Chicory • Yellow Dock. IDing them, harvesting and using them, and any cautions that might apply. (Maria Noel Grove, Wintergreen Botanicals)
6-min video: I’m not easily inspired, but wow. Man talks about climbing Mt. Whitney three years after suffering a spinal cord injury that left him paralysed from the neck down. (Los Angeles Times @ The Morning News). “The terrain was so bad, and loose rock and big boulders for me are really hard to move on, just because my legs don’t lift to a certain height and my ankles don’t work….”
short video: how to pick up and cuddle a sheep (King of All Farmers, TikTok via tumblr)
featured image: from a garden off Marginal Way walking path, Ogunquit, Maine, 12 Sept. 2021