I caught this image of the sun and moon visiting us on earth this afternoon. Oh, the glory of larches! Lovers everywhere, may you find yourself together in the coming year. […]
In poetic tradition, the number three is sacred to the Goddess of poetry, as is the colour red. This is not the age of the Earth in which people are comfortable talking about […]
Fog, the trickster. Fog Over Coldstream Fog, the meteorological manifestation, is a different character. Both live in this land.
In the Okanagan Valley, rhododendrons, so glorious in the rain forests on the Pacific Coast, and so frost tender, grow at elevations between 3,000 and 5,000 feet, in moose swamps of black spruce, alder, […]
When the Okanagan Valley was a grassland, it was cold in the winter. The grass stretched up to the high country forests. In the valley floor, orchards were planted, then cities, and […]
The old world hangs in its last drop of light. Tomorrow’s new dawn is contained within it. See? The whole world! Merry Christmas!
Drops of water: Winter Haws A drop of time: Winter Bud Drops of seed… Blue-Bunched Wheatgrass Drops of light … Ponderosa Pine Drops of water… Winter Hips Leaf drop… Cottonwood Drops […]
It is possible to change the world. You can start out with a landscape in which the strategies of plants to capture water, air pressure, gravity and evaporation join to stop water […]
You know the story, about how the heat of the sun makes for the best wine? Vineyard at the Rise, Vernon What heat? Time for a better story. Will it sell? Are […]
Bunchgrass defines the grasslands of the intermontane west. It is not, however, the main story here. It is only the canopy forest. The real grassland is here. It is far older. It lies […]