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Re: Branch sinuosity in old trees

Thanks, Ray, for taking the time to explain this phenomenon.

Carol
by Bosque
Mon May 15, 2017 6:17 pm
 
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Branch sinuosity in old trees
Comments: 2
Views: 98

Branch sinuosity in old trees

Why do the branches of some species of old trees twist?

Thanks,
Carol Diamond
by Bosque
Sun May 14, 2017 10:36 pm
 
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Branch sinuosity in old trees
Comments: 2
Views: 98

Aspirations

Let your children climb
and fall in love with a tree
Making their own world


Carol Diamond
by Bosque
Fri Dec 30, 2016 9:06 am
 
Forum: Art: Literature, Poetry, and Prose
Topic: Aspirations
Comments: 2
Views: 159

Grateful Respiration

Breathe the forest air
Exchange molecules gladly
Give thanks in your way


Carol Diamond
by Bosque
Fri Dec 30, 2016 9:03 am
 
Forum: Art: Literature, Poetry, and Prose
Topic: Grateful Respiration
Comments: 0
Views: 164

Rilke poem

If we surrendered
to earth's intelligence
we could rise up rooted, like trees.


From Rainer Maria Rilke's Book of Hours:
Love Poems to God
trans. Anita Barrows
and Joanna Macy
by Bosque
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:32 pm
 
Forum: Art: Literature, Poetry, and Prose
Topic: Rilke poem
Comments: 0
Views: 157

Re: Bringing wood as art indoors

I think I'll just use boric acid. My woodworker stepson said that should be OK.

Carol
by Bosque
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:22 pm
 
Forum: Woodcrafts
Topic: Bringing wood as art indoors
Comments: 1
Views: 168

Bringing wood as art indoors

Does anyone have suggestions about what to use to get insects out of this wood without using insecticide? I haven't seen any insects in it, but I would not want to bring any into the house, or to watch this beautiful branch deteriorate.

Thanks,
Carol Diamond
Asheville, N.C.
by Bosque
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:43 pm
 
Forum: Woodcrafts
Topic: Bringing wood as art indoors
Comments: 1
Views: 168

Re: American Chestnut stumps and snags in NC?

I bet you know about the one in Big Ivy at the wide pull-off on the right going up the F.S. road. I was sad but not surprised to see this relatively tall young tree dead this month.

Carol
by Bosque
Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:16 pm
 
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: American Chestnut stumps and snags in NC?
Comments: 2
Views: 347

When I Am Among Trees

When I am among the trees, especially the willows and the honey locust, equally the beech, the oaks, and the pines, they give off such hints of gladness. I would almost say that they save me, and daily. I am so distant from the hope of myself, in which I have goodness, and discernment, and never hur...
by Bosque
Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:40 am
 
Forum: Art: Literature, Poetry, and Prose
Topic: When I Am Among Trees
Comments: 2
Views: 317

Re: River dolphins in tree tops

Thanks Lucas. I didn't see any dolphins, but they were interesting web sites. I'll look at Nat. Geo.
Carol
by Bosque
Tue Nov 03, 2015 2:22 pm
 
Forum: Off-topic - Post About Anything Here
Topic: River dolphins in tree tops
Comments: 3
Views: 378
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