The frogs sang as the sparks flew upward.
This one could be my favorite: Continue reading
When you live in a fire forest, you must burn every few years. We caught up on about 23 acres of burning of piney woods, seepage slope, and swamp. All this was inside concentric rings of firebreaks, with no danger of it escaping off our property.
Don’t worry, for the wildlife there are plenty of brambles and woods and swamp unburned this year. More next year. And quail, gopher tortoises, and other wildlife don’t like the woods too thick anyway.
For why we burn, see Continue reading
To wade around in with her sister: Continue reading
I’ll just stand like a statue until you see it.
Yellow dog helps point. Continue reading
This is the forest primeval.
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Pictures by Gretchen Quarterman, 8 September 2009, Lowndes County, Georgia.