What a spirited pair! Vernon Creek I think I will never see a duck in the same way again. Here’s the happy pair a second later, old style. Quack! Quack! Quack!
The Tree Whisperer: My New Book on the Poetry of Tree Pruning
This is a beautiful book, that holds 51 years of my personal tree pruning experience, and a few thousand years of ancestral experience behind it. This hand-made book is just out from […]
X Marks the Spot: Ancient Art Gallery in the Okanagan
I wonder who marked this stone marmot with an X, and why. Perhaps the artist was signing their name. Note that there are two marmot heads looking to the left. For one, […]
The Turtle of Turtle Ridge
At some point, many years ago, someone built a turtle on Turtle Ridge, between Head of the Lake (yes, a turtle head) and Turtle Mountain, and left it for us to find […]
Art for the People and the Similkameen River
Down on the Similkameen River, there are rocks. It means that we can’t speak either. This is called “balanced management.” It is a great silencing of what, in British Columbian culture is […]
The Art of the Tarp
Art doesn’t get better than this. For the ghost ship look, use white. For a more classic look, use blue. For a real supertanker ghost ship look, make the car white and […]
Ölaf Nordal’s Magical Earth
Yes, we live there. Fable is not long ago or fairy tale. Photography is not just done with cameras.
Global Warming: A Gift from Alberta for Your Christmas Tree
I found this bit of fun in the bush behind our house at 150 Mile House in 2005. Perfect for getting you going in the Christmas season, eh!
Let’s Not Overthink Things
The simplest gestures… … speak most deeply. Only bodies speak. Words are only gestures that guide memory to them. From there, we are on our own.
Towards a Dramatic Science
I rather hope for writing and science that appears like this broken cliff at the southern end of Venables Valley Road in the Thompson. There is narrative here, and multi-dimensional placement in […]