I am not angry. I am sad. My elders taught me that these were cat tails. They taught me that poetry was a fairy tale. They taught me that these were swamp […]
If I look west down the arm of the fjord lake (Okanagan) from the beach down below my house, I see this kind of thing on some evenings … … and this […]
Wanna have some fun in the snow? Well, if you’re human, sledding is great. Bit of a bumpy ride down, and watch for the cacti under the snow and broken off volcano […]
Canada geese always push their ability to withstand weather by coming back from migration wayyy too early in the spring and then toughing it out. That come-too-early thing is what Canada geese […]
Every yellow clover waits for five minutes as a star of birds. When the birds leave, it leaves with them now.
I saw something beautiful today. Want to see? Just follow my footsteps. Trudge trudge trudge. Here we go… Before the snow comes, the grass is dense. It sways in the wind. Just […]
The difference in colour between the air in the foreground and the background of this image looking from Bella Vista (surely a misnomer) to Okanagan Landing and the Commonage in Vernon yesterday […]
Snow everywhere, right? Whew! Actually no. Around 20% of the land has no snow at all. There’s a whole world down there! Here’s the entrance to a weasel’s den. Here’s the sun […]
I mean, hey, look at Okanagan Lake with its tinkling shore of ice, eh. It’s a hill. Amazing.
I went looking for light. In a grey world, it was all in the red osier dogwoods, stəktəkcxʷlɬp, the purifier, the beloved of moose. I spent some time with it as it turned […]