A week ago at Big Bar Lake, winter began. The whole sky flew straight up. And then only quiet was left. Let’s call that readiness.
Wasps aren’t just creatures of the air. They ride the waters like sailboats. And what waters! They last a day, then the sun takes them away. But in the meantime, the wasps […]
Energy building in the sky. Seven hours later, a bolt of lightning arced from the earth to meet it. It’s not so unusual. It happens all the time, in many forms.
When plants left the sea for the air… … they didn’t. We live in an intertidal zone. Ah, here comes the first breaker of the tide now… Here’s the surf rolling East […]
Downtown Coldstream, on the valley bottom north of Kalamalka Lake, is the hole in the centre of this map of clouds. The ribbed clouds below it are the eastern edge of its […]
After nearly two months without a sky, only smoke, the dragon showed itself four nights ago. Tonight, it is once again obscured in smoke. I sure miss the sky! I never realized […]
Or two at once. Hello from down at the bottom of the pool. Anyway you shake it, we are trout looking up.
Look at Okanagan Lake project itself into the sky, as a cloudless space. Storm is trying to move in from the west (and from the northeast), with no luck. Terrace Mountain, in […]
Clouds are water vapour held up by air, and are named after clods, or lumps of earth. Ice floes are clods of ice held up by water. But in the world of […]
The earth’s surface, where humans live, is a complex interface. Even something as simple as snow is part of a complex energy transfer here. The World of Snow When the apparatus of […]