At the moment, farmers can mine gravel on their land and deduct the income from their taxes, as a loss of value. The result can be a vineyard, like the one below. […]
Sustaining the Okanagan 16: Let’s Get Syrian
This is one of a series of posts on creating sustainability in the Okanagan/Okanogan, a valley between the Monashee, Okanagan and Pasayten Ranges in north western North America. This valley, and the […]
Peaches and the Meaning of Life
I went to my tree this morning and knew ……this is why we live… …this morning and another year. The last transparent thinks so, too! Look at her with her red haven […]
Sustaining the Okanagan 15: Time for Thyme!
We don’t need lawn. Or gravel. But what about thyme? No mowing. No watering. The thyme below is just growing at the side of the road. Flowers for the bees! Something for the […]
Living in the Universe
The arc of a rainbow and the arc of a fire sprinkler are both the result of gravity on an extraterrestrial level. We really are living among the stars.
The Solid Form of Wind
Matter is potential. Salsify Displaying the Solid Form of Wind So is wind. Anything else is language. To know the wind, I suggest you let that go. ~ Hint: Open the image in […]
Every Wasp Nest is a Flower
From the many … Rose Hips … the many … … that is one… … and from the one … … the one.
The Hamlet Syndrome
Private land is not land. To illustrate that, here’s some private property, degraded from a grassland supporting a few hundred people to a weed land for about three cows, for about three […]
Sustaining the Okanagan 14: Plant Tech
We exceeded the valley’s population carrying capacity 25 years ago. Our issue is water. You’d think it would limit human population expansion, but humans are socially clever and limit social access to […]
The Mystery of Surfaces
Do surfaces have edges? Or do edges have surfaces? Is an edge the limit to a surface? Is a surface the space between two edges, that is given substance because the edges […]