About the MotmotExploring the natural world with pencil and paper from high atop a one-story bungalow in the middle of Oklahoma.
Category Archives: Nature
In my townie neighborhood, a small stream trickles through masonry walls on a bed of cement. A heavy downpour doesn’t call it to life so much as flush its trash down the sewer. The city has constructed a path along … Continue reading
Snow is slowly printing out a Christmas-card wonderland in the front yard, while a hopeful cardinal sings from the rat’s nest of our dead trumpet vine. Even this early in the season, even with snow falling around it, the thing … Continue reading
“The cliffs over there, you look at it and it’s almost painted for you, you think until you try”. Georgia O’Keeffe’s beautifully strange formations aren’t necessarily the subjective stylings of a modern artist. I drove past a few round-headed, gray-striped … Continue reading