For years I have tried to make an image of a kingfisher from the shore willows of lakes in the mountains, only to have them fly away laughing, as they disappeared between […]
Every Mound of Grass is a Greenhouse
I live in an exotic landscape on a planet whirling through solar space, in which every greenhouse has a heating system pointed straight at the sun, to melt water and get things […]
More Fun Than a Jigsaw Puzzle
It’s the time of year for laying out a jigsaw on the kitchen table, but if the rest of the family is setting the table for dinner there, what to do? Aha! […]
Green is the Wrong Colour for a UFO
And now for the backstage view of the Okanagan, that artwork installed in the channel between the basalt seas of the Northeast Pacific Shore. Colonialism 101 The thing about an alien invasion […]
The Christmas Angel Takes Flight
Well, California quail, at any rate! And once again with the Earth in winter plumage! Up up and away! We are blessed.
Greetings From the Christmas Vole!
A short tail told many times is still a long story full of adventure and wonder! No translation needed!
An Angel Has Come
The messenger has arrived, whose name is her function: good news folded out of prayer, and instead of a cross, nailed between Heaven and Earth, wings to carry a prayer into the […]
Still Time for Christmas Harvest
So sweet now. What a great crop this year. Merry Juniper Harvest!
Our Future is Fruitful
The future opens out of the present. First we see. Then we help others see. Then we build it together. Staghorn Sumac: Our Okanagan Future The future is already here. It is […]
High Marks for Technical Relativity
What’s that, collecting the snow, eh? A bit of the spruce tree blown off by the wind! Neat. And a lombardy poplar leaf blown off the neighbour’s tree. These snow gathering techniques, […]