Above this dry hill, the hawks roam. On its crest, the Saskatoons are blooming around old wetlands. The water is just over the hill. Lower down, the water comes in rain now, […]
Imagine being a human, and witnessing this. Just a group of weeds about to go to seed and spread. No, actually. Look again at the orchard fencing in behind. These are weeds […]
Dandelions were brought by the earliest settlers to the Pacific Northwest, as food and medicinal plants for gardens. They escaped. Earthworms were also brought by European settlers. Curiously, settler culture now encourages […]
Stkcxwiɬp beings are so much sky creatures … stkcxwiɬp, or “Red Willow” in Priest Valley …that they are only holding onto the earth so their roots can breathe the sky within it, […]
In Canada, the apple’s desire to attract animals is put behind fences. Should any animal get in other than a human, it is killed. The law allows for this. The apple, however, […]
While we’re all limiting contact with other humans because contact can kill us, it’s a fine time to consider what other poisonous contact we are having. For example: On What Planet is […]
Apples have a social relationship with humans, bears, horses, deer, porcupines, mice, voles, gophers and birds. In Canada, this is called an environmental relationship. Canada also calls this either a prey relationship […]
In retrospect, perhaps it was a little anti-social.