Spider homestead — — when I look at plants, I always take a moment to look at the insect life too. Then I try to imagine what it might feel like if this space were my home. Where would I hide? where would I hunt? If you haven’t noticed, spiders are everywhere. Look at the right angle, and you can see the webs covering everything.
Up, then down.
Thar be Dragons
Paper wasps, in my experience, are not aggressive. Sitting a few feet away and watching them tend to their home and children reveals a certain dedication. Patching, building, feeding all continue throughout the season, with rest time when it’s cold.
Sunlight into the future
The otherwise barren crest was crowned with gold. Only a few inches tall, they covered the crumbled rock of the mountain top in waves of gold, rocked by hot gusts coming up from the dry valley below.