As you descend from the alpine hemlock zone towards the St. Elias Mountains on the Haines Highway, Cascadia reveals itself. Farther south, this meeting of energies would give shrub steppe, sagebrush and […]
One of the cool things of the human mind is that it can concentrate not just on planes and lines but on points within them and the relationships between them. Look, though, […]
Here you go. Not just a lump of basalt, eh. To look in, look out. No need to cut into your skull. Until you judge it, you are what you see. […]
It’s fascinating, really. Water bends along lines of contact, changing angles of light, and otherwise stretches out in flat planes. The same world is available to be seen under water, yet is […]
The day begins.No matter how early you rise, the loons are on the lake before you. Two loons off the bow! Catching fish can often be the same as catching light. Makes […]
Not everything is about settler culture… … and its failures… A Canadian Outpost in Vernon, Cascadia … and all cultures hold an indigenous heart. Any Celt Knows What to Do Among the […]
The understory is not nutrient rich. It fades to pale colours. Cedar Falls What it is, however, is deep. If you want richness, well… Kalamalka Lake … in the sun with the […]
Where the Monashee Mountains … … meet the Okanagan Fault … … native hazels filter through the understory. These trees of magic and power. Already, they are blooming in preparation for the […]
Industrial ruins, like this one at Cedar Falls, are called forests. It is a desert.
Ah, the cedars of Cedar Falls! Such a beautiful coastal landscape. The rainforest! The great green land! Wondrous. Look again. These are one landscape. That is Cascadia.