Questions and Chaos

Life in the 21st Century


Sunday, August 29, 2021

I took this picture on July 1st. Then the fires and the smoke started. For six weeks it was not pleasant to go outside and the air was sometimes dark with smoke. This tree, growing tall through a tiny crack in the concrete, was an inspiration to me. It gave me hope that nature will prevail, despite some human stupidity.

After the forest fires and the smoke I looked outside for my little tree of hope. It was gone. Someone had cut it down.


Tuesday, August 3, 2021


Is the new weather forecast
Stay indoors
Breathe as little as possible outside
My hair smells of campfire
Because I went to the grocery store
The wall of grey
Blocks out the mountains
Forests are burning
There is nowhere to run