The west shore of Okanagan Lake burnt last summer, amidst the burns of years before. It was a terrible time last summer, but now that the year is in its last hours, […]
The human eye is gifted at reading scenes in colour, like the pool of water and ice in the snow below. Such blues and purples, it tells us! Such golds and dazzling […]
It’s been cold. 26 Below Celsius. Temperatures like that. The deer have it covered, though. Here they are! The perimeter deer fencing for this orchard cost something approaching $50,000. To keep the […]
Bunchgrass writes on grass in a couple of ways. First, by providing shelter to the small people and encouraging them to write their stories. An, second, by listening to the wind. And […]
The little stick feet might sink into the snow, but that’s not the end of the story. You use the wings. It does the trick. Basically, the way to pull it off […]
Really. Look at it hanging there at the level of the mountaintops, and no more. Boiling off, really!
When warmer water strikes in colder air, it brings objects to life, by bringing it across a boundary of energy into a new state. It does so by moving the boundary. Rain […]
Time for prophecy? It’s a stand-off! I promise, I didn’t plan this when I placed them on the tree.
The tree is a ritual that grounds history at the heart of family life, revealing the duration of time, not its passing. The photograph is a ritual that grounds history at the […]
I just listened to a couple Canadian reporters talk about the stress of reporting on climate change and a hostile Earth firsthand during last months floods here in Northern Cascadia, and how […]