[Tweet] Yellow walnut leaflets come…

Yellow walnut leaflets come loose and flutter down in the slightest breeze, infiltrating for a few moments the confederacy of butterflies.

[Tweet] Watching the aforementioned…

Watching the aforementioned rain. https://t.co/lCHa9wU3cr

[Tweet] The rain begins just after …

The rain begins just after mid-morning, slowly building in intensity. I watch as the dull green pelage of the world turns glossy again.

[Tweet] Bright sun after last night…

Bright sun after last night’s long-awaited rain. A chipmunk races down the road with cheek pouches bulging. A wood pewee’s melancholy call.

[Tweet] The drought forces plants i…

The drought forces plants into triage: the big tulip tree is turning yellow from the inside out; perennials are dying from the bottom up.