The time for playing in the woods is over. So many powerful dreams end with the wonder and practical reality of the frost. But then a new door opens. One becomes attuned […]
I sent my friend Paul some red orach … Planted by gold finches in August, harvested by them in May … seed to plant at Pleasant Camp on the Haines Highway, a […]
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 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 […]
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.
At first, it appears that all the dawn light is in the sky. But it is also in the mist that rises off the water. Look at how pink it is! The […]
Within the wind… … there is stillness. Within stillness… …there is wind. All together now: Do you see that? That stillness and wind are one?