When I was six years old, I went from farm to farm with my father, and watched as he and the other men in town sliced open peach blossoms to see how […]
If you like eating the land, this ever-changing weather gives you a new pleasure these days: a chance to eat the night wind. Here at the northern range of Columbia Hawthorn […]
Another day of Autumn fishing waits in the Cariboo grasslands. Fish like living in the grass, too!
Last night, the frost stayed away on this spring-two-weeks-too soon. The apricots are waiting for bees that are too cold to fly. Thanks, everyone, for your prayers. Tonight, though, is April 1, and […]
When trees are sacred, the earth doesn’t turn into a desert. And birds come, too, out of the air.
The earth breathes water and energy. Sometimes they come together. At those times, it’s best to stop along with them. And be breathlessly in that moment of stasis. It is hard won. […]
Ah, botanists, I have a mystery here. Perhaps you can help. What on earth is this moss in the image below? I was walking up on the Bella Vista Hills above Okanagan […]
While I was away, under the care of doctors and nurses, it got down to minus 11 degrees Celsius. I’m mighty sad to have missed it, but the spinach isn’t. This spinach, […]
First … wonder, then … more wonder.