Black Walnut

342. Winter Sunrise236. Nuts
March 14, 2015

I have immensely enjoyed every cigar and cigarette and cigarillo that has ever given me an excuse to stand on a street corner Paris, France or San Francisco Kettner Ave in San Diego anywhere the red light of America – or to squat in my garden in a light rain to inspect my arugula and […]

February 15, 2013

In the front yard of our quadplex, Juglans Nigra, le Noyer Noir, the Black Walnut. #58 on the list of Portland heritage trees. In winter its skeletal branches makes fascinating shadows and frame our downtown view. In April the buds explode, little barely-noticeable flowers and baby leaves. In early May it explodes into leaf, shading […]