Category Archives: A Liking for Lichens

A liking for lichens: Bretagne

Earlier this month, as I was going through my archives from my visit to France in April 2002 to bring you my photo of the Vaillac meadow, I came across this study that I made during an adventurous and memorable … Continue reading

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A liking for lichens: Craters of the Moon

Most of you have not seen anything new on my site or otherwise heard from me in some 2½ weeks. This is not due to any illness or injury per se, but rather to an inability to sit comfortably for … Continue reading

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Big Bog slog blog (no dog)

While we were up at the cabin in Minnesota recently, we decided to revisit a place we’d been to once before. It’s the Big Bog State Recreation Area, with its headquarters near Upper Red Lake. It’s been five years since … Continue reading

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500 Ways to Live Your Love

On this milesone of my 500th post with WordPress, I thank all of you who have been following my blogs. I’ve thought about how to celebrate this, and decided to spend most of the day sorting out a dozen of … Continue reading

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A liking for lichens: Bedecked birch branch

I’m way overdue for another lichen feature, and a good opportunity just came to light.  This white-birch branch fell spontaneously on the little trail that leads from the cabin to the wood shed, and I couldn’t help but admire the … Continue reading

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A Liking for Lichens: Tiniroto

The time:  Sunday, September 19, 2004 (just 10 days short of 8 years ago).  The place:  near the town of Tiniroto, roughly halfway between Wairoa and Gisborne along Highway 36, on New Zealand’s North Island. I was traveling with a … Continue reading

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A liking for lichens: Windfall wonders

I made a promise, some time ago, that I would work on more lichen details this summer.  I have not forgotten that promise, but a good deal of the activity that I had planned to devote to the project has … Continue reading

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