seems early to me yet I am grateful for all the moisture since planting all the
natives this Fall is now easy, almost effortless. After a visit to Mostly Natives http://www.mostlynatives.com/ in Tomales, enjoying their 30% off all plants
this month, I have many additions for MuRefuge's plant list started last Winter.
And after gathering seeds from the native bunch grasses, planting them a couple
of months ago onto in the seed planters, the expansion of the bunch grass prairies--
well, the plantings seems pretty minuscule to be called prairies-- is happening in
the moist soil. Those planted out last weekend in the rain are already putting
up new grass shoots . . . nothing short of awesome!
|MU by Micah Schwaberow and Sanae Nakajima|
A Christmas present for Dwight.
decided to put down roots. Many labels were tried out. "Refuge" seemed to want
to be a part of the name. What else? Then we happened on "Mu" which is
Japanese for "everything" and "nothing," embracing the whole, demonstrating
polarity not opposites. This Japanese word Mu seemed to say it all . . .
our small plot of land with nothing, yet providing everything. Several years
later we received an invitation to attend "Asking the Way" featuring MIcah
Schwaberow and Sanae Nakajima's absolutely stunning work at the Ren Brown
Collection Gallery http://www.renbrown.com/. One piece of their collaborative
work enhances our entryway.
|My brother, Tom|
His daughter, Callie
Her daughter, Addie
with Mom, 96 years old this past July 4th,
who left her physical form a few weeks ago
even when things aren't funny