Bycatch is all that stuff in the sea that deserves its own life, is caught when fishers are trying to snag something or other, and is thrown back overboard dead. It’s a […]
Paintbrush Has a Visitor
It’s great when you put yourself out there and wait and wait and wait… … and then one day the guests come. Thanks for visiting my blog, eh!
Ten Years Into the Future: social and ecological sustainability in the Okanagan and British Columbia
This post is a sketch of a detailed, viable alternative to this document: There are solutions in this blog for every problem listed in this document, that avoid its high […]
Asters Looking Out for Each Other
In the very place where big sage (an aster) … … makes a sun of heat in the winter and melts the snow (bringing on summer two months early) … … … […]
Whose Apples Are They Anyway?
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, […]
Traveller at the Core of the Sun
Fare well, voyagers! What a day for space travel!
The World Tree Takes Two Forms on Solstice Night
Darkness is not to be feared. It can give us strength. In Akureyri, the Troll’s Cat honours the passing of the world through darkness into light as much as the Christmas tree […]
Clematis is Never Lost
Being lost is the state of not knowing where you are. It is also the state of not being found. The Brown Birch Trail at Big Bar Lake Wild clematis doesn’t worry […]
Bees of the Earth, Flowers of the Air
The double-flowered plum my father planted to give away to friends has found a home here, while he has gone to sea forever. After two years, she has a visitor! I like […]
Yellow Bells Arrive
Once an important food crop, yellow bells are now rare, yet continue to mark the exchange of water and heat in the soil and to mark what is still possible for renewal […]