The Earth, as a landscape architect sees it. A landscape architect enjoying the view. What is of no interest. He puts his back to it.
Abstraction can be our enemy. Even concrete is better for the planet… … than this stuff. Nothing Growing in this Abandoned Pile of “Composted” mulch Every dandelion knows that. Conservation of water […]
We all need a place to live. In the world of creativity, there’s a place for everyone. If not, you can make one out of stuff lying around. Bridge and highway material […]
In order to build more houses like this, with lots of rock because Canada likes the very distant Rocky Mountains a lot … … and with a vineyard to draw people in […]
This is what the present looks like. You can see how a 100,000,000 year old seabed, lifted into the sky by a collision with North America and silted up with the drift […]
Thanks for Sundays!
For about 125 years, my valley has been the setting for the creation of a White homeland. It started in a British Empire that was largely Asian, looking for a racial state […]
Some things are sobering. Here’s a cold frame (a glassed-in seedbed, for early growing) from 1978, updated for the new Okanagan in the age of vineyardization. Before 1978, this was an orchard, […]
When salmon come back to the rivers from the sea, they cease to feed, but will snap at beautifully-tied flies out of reflex, and are hooked. Well, ya. Wouldn’t you bite at […]
Looks just like a pile of gravel, eh. Na, see those coyote tracks on the left? These ones? They come from several directions. Even from, sort of, this one (on the […]