Look at the filberts in my garden, hanging out their catkins. For them, the great push has begun. This is their springing up, their spring. And here on the hill is the […]
Where the Monashee Mountains … … meet the Okanagan Fault … … native hazels filter through the understory. These trees of magic and power. Already, they are blooming in preparation for the […]
When one comes to the end of what one can say, consciousness continues a little further. The frame that allows this to happen becomes invisible and merges into the image. This effect […]
When the wind is a bee. Filbert catkins, waiting for the wind. When a bee is the wind. Well, a wasp, but what a tiny beauty with her fur stole! […]
As part of the effort to make the Okanagan sustainable, we should plant filberts. This scrubby and beautiful bush provides a rich harvest of nuts in the fall. Filberts are native here, and […]
Spring is great, but look at ripeness! Sumac and filbert meet the earth. Oh my.
I’m used to walking up into the hills, and I usually see amazing things, because that’s the kind of world it is. Now that I have pneumonia and have the breath to […]
The ladies are on the ridge line. Not behind the ridge line. On the ridge line. See? And the gentlemen are down in the sagebrush, far below. Like this… I tell you, these guys […]