It is possible to have a stream that is dry, that is nonetheless still a stream. The land teaches that. It teaches that “streaming” is not a function of water but that, […]
So. There’s a planet. And a bunch of apes on it. And they try to save the other apes. The best they can think of is to build a large concrete and […]
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, […]
In keeping with my conviction that we would do better to build things than tear them down, I would like to propose a new form of civilization in the Okanagan Valley. By […]
Canada is a country in which mountains are crushed to dust then rebuilt with hollow chambers, in which to shelter elders for profit. This is Canadian landscaping. Shelter from what? From this?
Human spring. Bella Vista Spring. Human spring. Bumblebee Spring. Human Spring. Coyote’s Front Yard Spring. Human Spring. Okanagan Lake Spring. Dynamite Spring. Deer Trail Spring. Grassland spring. Only one is called progress, […]
Like all men and women, I am the creation of the intersection of a child with an environment. My environment was an industrial farm in the grassland mountains of the west. At […]