My temp job ended so I wanted to paint something and see if I couldn’t work on ideas. A while back I was thinking about some sorta Pathfinder scenario where players would face these little half-dragons sent to do their parent’s will.
Lupa is an author, artist, naturalist and sustainability geek in Portland, OR within the watersheds of the mighty Columbia and Willamette rivers. Growing up in the rural Midwest, she was that child who was always grubbing around in the woods,…
I’m getting ready to go vend at FaerieWorlds (woohoo!!!!) but I wanted to leave you with my most recent podcast inteview. The good folks at Everyday Connection have just released our conversation from earlier this month—and is it a good one! Despite the title, we mostly talk a great deal about ecological issues, particularly as they pertain to food and other immediate needs, but we also take some time to touch on my artwork and other creative efforts, too. A nice, gently rambling discussion that you can listen to at http://everydayconnection.me/2014/07/22/ecn305-greenwolf/
Wolf’s Milk Slime (Toothpaste Slime)
Fruiting bodies (scientifically named aethalia) of the plasmodial slime mold Lycogala epidendrum are quite distinctive by its little, round, reddish pink balls, which exude a pinkish orange paste when popped. This cosmopolitan slime mold grows in groups on dead wood, especially large logs.
[Mycetozoa - Myxomycetes - Liceales - Tubiferaceae - Lycogala - Lycogala epidendrum (L.) Fr., 1829]
Photo credit: ©MaKeR i | Locality: unknown
THIS IS A PICTURE THAT SOMEONE TOOK WHO WORKS ON AN OIL RIG IN TEXAS.
HE WANTED TO GET A SHOT OF THE LIGHTNING THAT WAS FLASHING BY.
HE WAS UNAWARE OF THE TORNADO UNTIL THE LIGHTNING ILLUMINATED IT.
This has been called a one-in-a-million photo; taken south of Ft. Stockton, Texas.
Shrimp is the #1 seafood in the USA. It is tasty, usually quite inexpensive, and is easily cooked and eaten. Unfortunately, such a craze for shrimp has created an environmental nightmare.
Americans currently consume over one billion pounds of shrimp every year,…
I mostly just stick to the teensy little pink shrimp that are sustainably harvested off the Oregon coast.