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Transición 2: Contra-Economía

Transición 2: Contra-Economía

I said, in my last post, that the quail gave me a sense of form to step into. despite benevolent nature But I was misleading you. They didn’t, not really. which unites nothing I was not lying when I said I drove onto the ranch in the dark. But I neglected one piece of information. As I drove I could see, even though it was night, that the plants in the fields were dark shapes … Continue reading

Transición 1: La Soledad

Transición 1: La Soledad

I’m starting fresh here. The photo above is Navajoa at night, about two weeks ago. This is the start of the new, post-little-book, Quail Diaries. lately I’ve been noticing that time can contract and expand at will Edges involve extremes. Edges are borders. I do not know what is coming. Do you? I’m just back from a week in Alamos chasing the elegant quail, but also chasing something else. A reflection? Perhaps I can once more … Continue reading

y la luna cubierto

y la luna cubierto

There was an eclipse a week and a half or so ago–the whole blood moon thing, the skies raining something other than water or frogs The moon is so quiet.   The moon kept me awake through one night…the hooting duet of two great horned owls woke me the next. the impossibility of sleeping the cause the consequence I panicked, feeling as though there was something I needed to do, feeling as though I’d been planning … Continue reading