Here’s a glimpse into the nature of ritual, a favourite human way of dressing the naked world in the stuff of the mind. Here’s the world, on Discovery Passage, on the East […]
Inland from the Pacific, on the west coast of Cascadia, the Salish Sea fills the glacially-carved mountain valley system between Vancouver Island and the older island chains lifted into the sky in […]
In a trickle of water among the ferns among the roots of a red cedar tree high above San Josef Bay, … a tiny salmon lives out its first year, hunting insects […]
Chinook Salmon, Stamp River, Cascadia 17.9.17 A half hour after the skies broke at last with rain.
This is not an image of mountains, not of what rises or mounts, but what held against the ice that cut all else away. The Coast Mountains The ice is now air. […]
While making arrangements for my father’s funeral a week ago, I walked down at dawn to the mouth of Simm’s Creek, on Eastern Vancouver Island. No, this is not rain. Four years […]
So, you find an eel, right? Excellent hunting! And then the eel fights back. Sigh.
If your country started out as a chain of volcanoes …. …very exotic volcanoes… … in the tropical Pacific, very different volcanoes …. … in five different island chains over 150 million […]
Welcome to the fuscas! Malus Fusca: Pacific Crab 110% of life size. Here’s a domestic apple, descended from Caucasian stock, for comparison. Liberty (Macoun X Purdue 54-12; Geneva, New York, 1955) 40% […]
It’s a spring thing, I think.