Landscapes Alive!

“We do not seek to imitate nature, but rather to find the principles she uses.” (attributed to) R. Buckminster Fuller “Our task is to make cities function more like natural landscapes.” Nature’s Fortune, Mark Tercek and Jonathan Adams “A companion rock? Really? Can’t we just move the tree and leave the rock here?” my buddy […]

Good Natured

As I sat on a bench overlooking Clear Creek, the noise from the nearby highway was discernible, but not too intrusive. I could hear the creek below me and the kid noises from the playground across the creek. Broken sunlight through the clouds, light wind; I felt stress drain away and my batteries recharge. It […]

Popcorn

“Chomp, chomp,” woke me up in the middle of the night. “Chomp, chomp,” it went on, “Scrabble, scrabble. Chomp, chomp.” It was coming from my dormitory closet. My roommate was gone, and the sound made me apprehensive. “Rats?” I wondered. “Scrabble, scrabble. Chomp, chomp.” I turned on the desk light and slowly approached the closet. […]