Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.
photo gallery: Biomimicry: explore buildings that are shaped like trees (The Spaces)
36-minute video: Treeline. (Vimeo: Patagonia Films/Jordan Manley) Beautiful and evocative exploration of the spirit and energy of trees. Scientists, tree healers, tree skiers, and snowsurfers.
essay with photos: Walking America: Washington, DC (Anacostia and Alexandria) (Substack: Intellectual Ing-ing, Chris Arnade). “[F]ar more than crime, [this] is what southeastern DC is filled with, and what defines it: An in your face ‘be saved or suffer’ religiosity.”
Zillow listing: an abandoned missile silo (Zillow). 6,900 square feet on 11 acres in Abilene, KS. Could be interesting.
article with video: Corvid Cleaning. Not Covid, but Corvid, i.e., crows. Crows pick up cigarette butts in Sweden and are rewarded with a treat. (Apparently, more than 1 billion cigarette butts are left on the streets of Sweden each year, making it the country’s most prevalent type of litter, at 62% of the overall total.)
1-hour video: The Amazing Saga of the Steller’s Sea-Eagle (YouTube: Maine Audubon). Two birders talk about the Steller’s Sea-Eagle and its unexpected voyage to North America, in Maine.
requesting permission to use a photo of twinleaf flower
Yes, with attribution either to this blog or M Wms, that’s fine. Thanks for asking.
I wish I could snow surf!
You probably could, you just need a place to do it.