I just thought you ought to know.The sagebrush buttercups are here. Snow, you scare no one no more. Not the prickly pears. Not the moss. Not the grass. The sun is back.
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 […]
With gulls. They make speed look silly.
If you’ve ever met a goose, you’ll understand. If you’ve never met a goose, welcome to the fun.
Coots love the water so much that they only leave for the deep south (100 kilometres away) when things get too rough in January. Then they come up and literally hug the […]
Slowly, the cold is leaving Okanagan Lake. It has much to say on the way.
Here’s what might sound at first like a fantastical story, but it does end with a deeply practical point. I hope you enjoy it! To start, look at the spirit whale of […]
Ice freezes in flat sheets down on the old fjord lake. A few days later, it is broken up by the wind, in angular chunks, as the repeated rising and falling, linear […]
But please first register that it’s alive (and often with birds). This is the comet formerly known as Okanagan Lake. ~ Note: these are colour images shot into the intersection of the sun […]
If I look west down the arm of the fjord lake (Okanagan) from the beach down below my house, I see this kind of thing on some evenings … … and this […]