Elsah Cort πŸŒ€ Artist

Category Archives: Nature

Winter Remembering…

We humans carry stories in our bones, born from deep connections to the natural world, a real one not separate from our daily earth lives or facebook news feeds.These stories … Continue reading

December 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ground Cover…

Another view from my recent visit to the Crescent Meadow Trail…. I think snow may be on this ground very soon. Elevation is around 6000 ft. photo from Crescent Meadow … Continue reading

November 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

What’s Next?

Spent the last two days listening to scientists and researchers presenting their work and wisdom during the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Science Symposium at St Anthony Retreat here … Continue reading

November 15, 2018 · Leave a comment


Potential dinner guests met me at the back door just now. Can you count seven? One has a head down in the rosemary. Nothing growing in the pots because it … Continue reading

August 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Going to Seed….

Mandala born today…it’s name told to me “Conception: remembering the time when we were…each…just two cells old”. In our memory bank, buried deep in that wordless space, we change the … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Bird in Hand

Birds fly in my house from time to time because I leave the back door open a lot. After weeks of watching the canyon wrens feeding their screaming (in bird … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Flowers Changed the World

Spring is here again in the Sierra Foothills, and cannot be suppressed even by a sudden drop in temperature and snow dusting the hills for a few early morning hours … Continue reading

February 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

The palmistry of mountains…

There comes a time… when you see something that pretty much sums up everything, when you are gifted a glimpse, ever so feebly, of your life from so broad a … Continue reading

November 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

Living walls…green art

Getting ready for the Three Rivers Environmental Weekend this Saturday and Sunday with the Green Home Tour, where I will be hosting a booth for the California Native Plant Society…..and … Continue reading

September 28, 2009 · Leave a comment

Human innovation is the camera…

Rumi: These rocks and earth-forms were originally sun-warmed water. Were they not? Then the planet cooled and settled to what we are now. “Hideaway” digital art by Inga Nielson [all … Continue reading

September 4, 2009 · Leave a comment

glass houses…no stones

[ on a visit to the Big Sur coast of California, halfway between Cambria and Carmel…not sure of exact location, just up a long dirt road into the mist and … Continue reading

June 24, 2009 · Leave a comment

Keep your back door open…

A bluebird flew into the house today through the open back door (no screen door because the door is a full glass panel and I love the view.)Β  Over the … Continue reading

May 24, 2009 · Leave a comment

View from the clothes pins

Looking up the Kaweah River Canyon (deeper than the Grand Canyon ) toward Sequoia National Park with Ash Mountain looking sharp and rocky in the late afternoon on a Wednesday.Β  … Continue reading

May 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

Can I see the forest for the trees?

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May 4, 2009 · 1 Comment