Leafs, Sticks and Frost. Homage to Andy Goldsworthy
Red Oak, Maple, Sassafras and Tulip Leafs
I didn't think I would derive so much joy and inspiration out my
garden from spring until now. The first frost had set in just a couple of days ago and I find myself working outside. Every day I spend about an hour or so closing out
the garden or splitting fire wood. This year, I stared noticing how
the frost incased and burst the stems on my Marigolds, how fast the leafs desaturated
once they lay on the ground. The Frost had set the wheels of change into motion, mother nature
was getting ready for the big white blanket. The signs are everywhere. More so I ask myself: "Since when are You interested in how the Marigolds die, or frost lingers along with the fall shadows ?"
I was able to trace my steps back to last winter when my wife rented the movie "Rivers and Tides" about the artist Andy Goldsworthy and his work.
It's lasting impression had caught up with me and came to full circle.
Renting the full version at Netflix is the way to go. Here is the