Byzantium! The eastern roman capital, that survived until the Turks made it Istanbul. Early Christians in the Thousand Year Empire In Twentieth Century Poetry, it holds a beloved place. At midnight on the […]
As part of my ongoing discussion about how different traditions of creativity lead to different human-earth relationships and, ultimately, different earths, I’d like to introduce you to some ideas I learned while […]
Some cultures are so ancient that they watched the glaciers come and go 10,000 years ago. So it is with the Syilx culture of today’s Colville Confederated Tribes. Once the ice melted […]
Iceland was long isolated from the rest of Europe and maintained ancient, pre-industrial modes of creativity, economics and land use long after they had been rendered obsolete elsewhere. Many parts of Icelandic culture […]
This is the bottom of Okanagan Lake, in 15 centimetres of water, in Vernon, on a public beach. I know the green stuff is algae, that shouldn’t be there, but what is […]
Over the past month I’ve exploring human identities and creativity and their impact on the environment. I do this because I have brothers and sisters, not just humans (but humans, too, including you), […]
Today, I have been seen by the spirit of the air. I like that.
So, you’ve beaten the rush and have come back to your ancestral marsh to find human habitations and gravel fill — and snow!!! — right in the middle of it, gawwwwd. What’s […]
It depends on how poplar you want to be. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
On the grassland slopes, it is created by life bringing the sun to itself. You don’t have to wait.