Category Archives: Backyard adventures

Spring in the yard

_*dipdych-cake-mapleleafThis spring I became a homeowner. Probably the most exciting part of that is having access to an outside space where I can go and sit with things that grow. Previously my partner Leif and I, and all our outdoor gear were crammed into a second story apartment with a small balcony as our outdoor space. Luckily for us much of our work takes us outside but there was this nagging desire inside me on the days I sat editing and emailing at my computer. I learned this was often caused by my inability to get outside and stick my nose into something green, even for just a second. I find great peace and joy surrounded by wild and living things and having a yard, all be it a very overgrown one, is the antidote to being completely disconnected from the green world. So here are a few shots of things growing in my yard.

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Fall Apple Pressing


Fall is one of my favorite times of year and gathering and pressing apples in the Northwest is one of the great pleasures of living here. Here are a few photographs from fall harvest. Enjoy! ff_140925_2544 ff_140925_2556 ff_140925_2557ff_140925_2689-apples ff_140925_2632ff_140925_2648ff_140925_2689pressing-dipdich ff_140925_2661 ff_140925_2650 ff_140925_2660    ff_140925_2689-dipdych