Category Archives: Hominy Hill

In the cat-bird seat

Even from a distance and through a cloudy array of view-blurring branches and twigs, this Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) was an impressive sight. Its shadowy contour mimicked a large black cat sitting calmly in the treetops.

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Woodland fairy folklore

This colorfully ringed and slightly wavy fungal form suggests the skirt of a Mexican folkloric costume caught in mid-spin. A lemony green patch of what may be bracket or shelf fungus, it was one of the brighter spots in an … Continue reading

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