In this photo we see the trails left by insects devouring a tree.* This visual evidence of the incidental find is one place where my interest in ebrowsing and mark-making overlap.
browse, v. intr. To feed on the leaves and shoots of trees and bushes....
This less-frequently used meaning of browse opens a discussion of the value of browsing as a valuable way of taking in information, the raw material of more developed ideas. Take a moment to check out a project I'm working on with Nina Clements and Steve VanTuyl
*These amazing serpentine trails are made by the larvae of emerald ash borer beetles, an incredibly destructive invasive species. As the larvae feed, they cut off nutrients to the tree.