Winter Storm Forecast

Continuing to check weather reports on the phone, comparing disparate forecasts from multiple weather channels for the approaching series of storms. According to the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, “Thanks to El Niño, northern Arizona is likely to see near or [...]

2016-01-07T16:03:53-07:00January 5th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Contradictions of Attention

Winter storm Remus provided spectacular documentation of the approaching weather system, but didn’t amount to sufficient accumulation to cover the pile in snow. So, the wait for the next storm begins. To dismantle the instruments would mean starting over, so [...]

2016-01-06T17:19:44-07:00December 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Christmas Visitor

Day 4: Christmas. Several inches of snow accumulated on the back side of the pile of instruments overnight, but blew off the front side in 60 mph wind gusts. A Mexican Gray Wolf visited the meadow this morning; we watched [...]

2016-01-06T17:18:57-07:00December 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Ashes to Ashes

  Ashes to Ashes drawings in-progress Ashes to Ashes is a series of drawings depicting recent Arizona wildfires, rendered with charcoal samples personally collected from each fire site. The collection represents fourteen significant wildfires from 1990 to the present, using archived [...]

2015-04-12T07:14:18-07:00April 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Fires of Change – Collected Charcoal

  Charcoal collected from thirteen significant wildfire sites in Arizona, for the Fires of Change project.  From top left: Range (2012), Roosevelt (2007), Outlet (2000), Shultz (2010), Warm (2006), Yarnell Hill (2013), Rodeo/Chediski (2002), Aspen (Walhalla: 2009), Doce (2013), Wallow [...]

2015-01-05T19:21:26-07:00January 5th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Slide Fire

Gathering charcoal from the site of the 2014 Slide Fire in Oak Creek Canyon south of Flagstaff, for the Fires of Change project.  I plan to use the charcoal collected from each of twelve significant recent Arizona wildfires to create small-scale drawings [...]

2014-10-10T13:05:11-07:00October 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments