Is it the Dirty Laundry Winery? No. That’s actually a little bit of colonial Canadian culture using the Okanagan to market Canada to itself by romanticizing prostitution. That’s easy. No, no, I mean […]
Wanna have some fun in the snow? Well, if you’re human, sledding is great. Bit of a bumpy ride down, and watch for the cacti under the snow and broken off volcano […]
This is Icelandic holiday culture. A lava field, a cliff, a waterfall and thou in a little summer house. In the Okanagan, holiday culture is about making and spending money, usually involving […]
So much for a high water year. But if you were a duck, eh!
Welcome to the Wallula Gap. That’s the impounded Columbia River, in its old bed there. The gap between the cliffs is so narrow that the 300 foot deep flood wave from the melting ice age that […]
This is the bottom of Okanagan Lake, in 15 centimetres of water, in Vernon, on a public beach. I know the green stuff is algae, that shouldn’t be there, but what is […]
The grass is a cultural being. So are cat tails and so is poetry. Talk about a rhyme scheme, eh! First, the grass. Not only does it have its own culture, but […]
Here’s an old word: illahie. Here’s what it looks like to me today: Well, that’s a teeny tiny bit of it. If you look it up in a Chinook Wawa dictionary… …the […]
Another day of Autumn fishing waits in the Cariboo grasslands. Fish like living in the grass, too!
A sail is a solar-powered device, which inserts itself within the intersections of solar, aquatic and atmospheric energy, all of which ultimately formed either by the sun or by the forces of gravitational […]