Monolith (7 photos)

This is one of our old growth stumps left from logging days in the late 1800’s. Over our 40 years here we have watched it slowly disappear and now it appears it’s days are numbered. When we first arrived this stump was probably 10 feet high but with birds, bears and raccoons tearing it apart looking for bugs, it is now about half that height. Weather is also having an eroding effect and beautiful colours and textures emerge as our old friend fades away.

Monolith 1_watermarked

Monolith 2_watermarked

Monolith 3_watermarked

Monolith 4_watermarked

Monolith 5_watermarked

Monolith 6_watermarked

Monolith 7_watermarked


  1. Wonderful series of photos, with the story behind them. And that’s how it works, after all. Today I watched sapsuckers building a nest in a tall, much younger snag, but one day…

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