The fierce flame-colored lichen cling to every trunk on the hillside. We’ve crunched through stands and forests of the scraggly little Dr. Seuss trees and I still can’t identify them, but I’m less interested in the host - it’s the fire-bright tree dwellers that keep catching my eye.
Lichens are a symbiosis between a fungus and an alga or a cyanobacteria. They don’t harm the trees they live on, they’re not parasitic. They’re decoration, frosting, a complement.
I always felt like fathers day was just a day for people with fathers in their lives.
Things I Learned from my First Half Marathon
Came into my first coupe glass today. Didn't so much inherit it as family circumstances made it available. I decided to celebrate with The Last Word, both boozy and sophisticated.
We cancelled cable three days ago.
Sometimes there's nothing you can do.