On a recent night, with wind howling like a pack of wolves, this tree snapped and fell. No damage because the tree was thoughtful enough to not hit anything on its way down.
Glorious moon rise golden hues fill the night sky pine and Mountain View’s.
We live in a forest of pine trees. Unlike flowering plants, pine trees don’t attract bees or butterflies for pollination. The wind does the job of transferring pollen from male cones to female cones or on other trees. The first two photos are male pine cones and the third one, what we think of asContinue reading “Pine pollen – everything you didn’t know about pine trees”
The ever changing view at this time of year is worth stopping for. The snow at higher elevations than my 8200 feet isn’t melting. The bluebird sky and the scent of pines greeted me as I hiked the Sourdough trail, the only hiker on a beautiful morning. Stopping along the way to admire the vibrantContinue reading “A Lovely Day in the Mountains”