Published November 26, 2015
Enjoy this Liriodendron arching up towards the sun, and be thankful that I am not reviewing David Waltner-Toews’s The Origin of Feces today, although it should be on everyone’s reading list. After all, “farm-to-table” is not nearly the complete cycle….
Published November 24, 2015
Tags: dragonflies, Great Swamp, insects
Published November 21, 2015
Tags: Brooklyn, Green-Wood, trees
The sun is behind the brown and purple leaves of this White Oak, making some magic.
Published November 20, 2015
Tags: Brooklyn, trees
Cone of the Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides), which is more rectangular than the ball-shaped fruit of the similar looking tree, the Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum). I bought one of the Baldy fruits home to photograph, too, but it fell into its constituent pieces in my bag, each heady with resin. They are put together like 3-D jigsaw puzzles, while these Metasequoia cones open up like this (also in my bag) to release their seeds. Eventually, it will dry to a nice brown color.