We are killing geese again. This is stupid. Have a look at the natural range of Canada Geese in North America: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Canada_Goose/maps-range. Pretty much everywhere, really. Now, here’s the director of a […]
Who’s the King of the Castle Now, Eh?
No geese in the sagebrush. No geese in the vineyard jungle. Little light, anywhere, but in the tomato field, geese, huddling to stay warm, eating by reaching forward with their long necks, […]
Surf’s Up in Vernon!
Really. Big breakers today. Sailboat getting into trouble in Canim Bay. Not that the surfers aren’t glad. Whoo ha! Here’s one showing us her technique! See that? It’s not that ducks swim. […]
Family Apartments for Rent in Vernon
Two-newly renovated view apartments available for spring occupancy in prestigious subdivision! First-come, first-served. Rent: $0. No damage deposit required. This property lies adjacent to a popular hiking trail and has a million-dollar […]
Water Skiing Without a Boat
It can be done. Humans aren’t the only ones who have fun around this place, I tell ya!
A Canadian Winter Tale, with Geese
Yesterday. Last night. Footsteps. Notice how they broke the lake (gasp). Trudge, trudge, trudge, trudge… Sometimes it got kinda wet. See what I mean about breaking the lake? Today. Philosophers at work.
Alive in the World: Beyond Poetry and Science
The sun rises in the east? No, not really. It materializes in the fog. Sure, objectively, the earth turns, and there the sun is, ta da, but, seriously, look: But is it […]
Climate Change? Not This Time
It used to be that Canada geese, those endearing and silly honkers, flew south to the United States for the winter, and then came back north. Now they honk around the Okanagan […]
The Artists of Freezing Water
Water is beautiful when it freezes. Over pebbles, far below the freezing point. Splashed with air, right at freezing. Thanks, geese. Holding the sky separate from the sky. Thanks, geese. Bridging an open […]
Wouldn’t It Be Great to Be a Canada Goose?
There’s not just one way to do it, either! Loads of noisy fun, but when you finally get in synch, so very fine. The cold’s a drag, though. You have to […]