Life Force and the Madrone

I am always moved by the life force which goes on, regardless. This madrone may well be in its last season, infected by the same fungus that kills the coastal oaks: sudden oak death. Yet it pushes new blossoms. Will our biodynamic preps support this life to overcome the fungus, or are madrone simply moving… Read more »

Buzzing Forest

On Easter afternoon we hike past the wild honeybee trees. The bees are busy, in and out, and our grandson Wesley is in awe! Hole in oak that leads to wild honey bee hive. Then, as we pass the spot where the road enters the forest (where the mission bells are just finishing bloom), we… Read more »