Fire

I have been waiting for this for months. Finally the prairie has been burned. I started to doubt it for a while because it hadn’t happened, but we’ve gotten a few considerable rains already this fall. It’s all about timing. The first place I headed... Read More
Wetlands in the Spring

Wetlands in the Spring

My left borrowed rubber boot had a little hole in it. Sarah and I stood calf-deep in muddy water by the edge of the Coyote farm site. She bent over one of her PVC well stems, dipping her Crayola streaked tape measure down the stem to measure the groundwater depth. I... Read More
Fern Ridge Project

Fern Ridge Project

Fern Ridge is a wetlands area west of Eugene.  This is the area that Sarah Marshall, a good friend and Oregon State University PhD candidate is studying.  I’ve accompanied her several times as she has visited her many data locations at four sites: Coyote, a rye grass... Read More
Fall Creek in February

Fall Creek in February

My show goes up at the end of March.  As the time gets closer, getting into my studio to finish the last painting is becoming more and more of a chore.  This show is mostly paintings from my last show.  But the problem is that after that show came down I’ve been... Read More

New Look

The River Notebook has a new look (and address).  The old still exists at http://leahwilsonfineart.blogspot.com/, but here’s where you will find all new posts. Read More

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