Those of us who talk about grasslands, talk about their rounded curves a lot. Hey, Glaciers, thanks for that. This is a land held in tension against wind and light, using opposition […]
Okanagan settlement, circa 1900. Nice. Belgian Rubber Money goes a long way. Okanagan settlement, circa 2010. Just as romantic. Global Petro Dollars go a long way! It is a pretty process only […]
One after another,the grassland opens further. Something is ripening here. It’s easy to share space if you are thin, and working on rhythms of opening and closing that intersect at the point […]
It is a catastrophic summer in the Interior of British Columbia. Close to 15,000 people have been evacuated from their communities. Indigenous communities who refuse to leave are isolated. Read about the […]
Some gardens are wild, and grow wherever they want, like this nightshade. Some need lots of prep, and then grow, if they want, like this nightshade. Welcome to my new garden, Potato! […]
The original, 1889. The evolved version, 2017. The darkness is gone. ~ Thanks, mustard.
B.C. Hydro, our provincial power provider, is a responsible citizen, and poisoned these invasive thistles last year. It’s the regulation. One wants to protect cattle range from inedible weeds. The thistles […]
Central British Columbia is going up in flames. Towns in which I used to live, with my friends, have been evacuated in the face of fire. We got off the plateau just […]
All the snow and the quail and the chickadees are gone now. They’ll be back. We’re ready!
It’s only two days until the Okanagan launch of The Summer Book on July 13, at the Vernon Public Library. We’ll gather with you at 7 pm. Sarah de Leeuw, Trevor Carolan […]