Category Archives: ecology

Head Up

     I followed a white cat known for his treachery who I suspected of stalking beautiful birds, keeping my wary head up in the deep forest. His provocative tail swished like a ten dollar whore in five inch fuck-me … Continue reading

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The Rise Of The Smoke Before The Fall

     The United States Army started a planned forest fire in the oak studded foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Monterey Bay.  It was hot, dry, October. Unfortunately, manageable events escaped and became difficult to control. The … Continue reading

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Shish-Kabab a la Richie Rich

      The sterling matched set of techno-yuppie dweebs who live next door to me, and enable treacherous cats to wantonly murder beautiful birds, were planning to entertain a major magnate of elliptical hardware from Silicon Valley.  A slew … Continue reading

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All Together Now

     The witches from one elite coven on the Westside of Santa Cruz arrived separately in sporty sedans featuring soft leather seats and multiple cup holders, except for the cute same sex couple riding in the back of a … Continue reading

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The Facts, Jack

     The morning after brought pain.  Joints and junctures were muddled and misaligned.  The easy answers fizzled.  Understandably, suffering followed soon thereafter.  Not even the most devout humans who prostrate mindlessly at the knees can ignore that one. The … Continue reading

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The Continued Catastrophe of 1949 – Revisited

     The first locally known bipedal speaker to mount the podium that had been set up in the common area of Grassy Knolls and begin in a human voice without distinction to celebrate The Catastrophe of 1949, and who … Continue reading

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The Catastrophe of 1949 – Continued

I was stressing mightily.  The battle lines were being drawn. My decision mattered not just to me. What an internal load I carried.  It came spinning at me head high, hard and tight, like a bean ball. The tawny owl … Continue reading

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The Catastrophe of 1949

    What came to be known among the owls in the Santa Cruz Mountains as the Catastrophe of 1949 began when a certain John Doefus, who woke up that morning next to his lumpy yet settled wife Jane, and … Continue reading

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Following Closely

The tawny owl was discussing the fissure that thrives to this day on nearby Mt. Loma Prieta,  its scope, density, acuity, parameters, path, and several of its long range perambulations for the creatures that depend on its hearty minerals in … Continue reading

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The Essential Bounty of Slime

I have lately been trying to find patterns to think about over and over in the observation of what is called nature by humans outside of my locked door.  In my opinion, I was having a pretty good day at … Continue reading

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